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[UK-Wales] Family's 'lucky escape' after e-cigarette explodes and sets light to bedroom

Senior officers say they have seen an increase in the number of fires in South Wales homes that can be directly linked to chargers. Fault of 'fake' chargers They say they are primarily ‘fake’ or faulty chargers being used to charge mobile phones, electr
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:37

[UK-Wales] UPDATE: 'E-cigarette' charging caused Bettws house blaze, fire service confirm

A HOUSE fire in Bettws was caused by an e-cigarette charging, a spokesman from the fire service has confirmed. Emergency services were called to the scene on Humber Road at 6.45pm on Monday.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 10:14
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[UK-Wales] Smoking could be banned in North Wales pub beer gardens

Publicans say Welsh government plans which include a smoking ban in children’s playgrounds in beer gardens could be the death knell of already struggling alehouses
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:42

[UK-Wales] Ban on electronic cigarette use

The treatment sector is used to its harm reduction versus abstinence debate being bitter and divisive – is this debate heading in the same direction? ‘It’s obviously been a difficult one, and people have disagreed, but in the UK we’ve actually had much m
Drink and Drugs News (DDN) (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:53

[UK-Wales] Wales' health minister wants to ban smoking and e-cigarettes in hospital grounds and school grounds

Mark Drakeford told an Assembly committee on Wednesday that the bans would come as regulations off the back of the Public Health Bill, which also intends to ban e-cigarettes from enclosed public and work spaces. The proposed extended smoking ban has bee
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:39
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette store criticised for using Minions characters on one of its products

King Vape, in Port Talbot, advertised a “minion juice” flavour e-cigarette liquid on its Facebook page. But some have criticised the shop – arguing the move was a “clear attempt” at targeting children and young people. There are currently no age restri
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 08:15


Wales recently became the first region in the UK to ban the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places. Welsh Assembly ministers justified the ban by saying it would prevent the ‘normalisation of smoking’, whatever that means. The ban is likely to com
spiked (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 21:07

[UK, UK-Wales] Gov't rules out English e-cigarette ban

E-cigarettes will not be banned in England after industry leaders slammed the decision to outlaw vaping in Welsh pubs. The Department of Health confirmed to the Publican’s Morning Advertiser (PMA) that England would not follow the Welsh government’s
added Jun 17, 2015 06:54

[UK-Wales] Ecigarette debate hots up in UK

Hon Lik, the inventor of the ecigarette...“After a drink or a nice meal, especially when you are very relaxed . . . you pick up a cigarette and you feel like a god,” he told the Financial Times, adding he also smokes from time to time while developing eci
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:39

[UK-Wales] RPS in Wales backs e-cigarette ban in public places

Legislation to ban the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public spaces in Wales has been supported by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), which warns that rising use of the devices threatens to normalise smoking once more
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 12, 2015 10:05
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