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[UK-Wales] Prisoners are 'cooking nicotine tea' after they were banned from smoking at Cardiff Prison

Prisoners are increasingly cooking up their own “nicotine tea” and turning to legal highs such as Spice after a smoking ban was implemented at Cardiff Prison last year. A damning report reveals a “crisis” facing HMP Cardiff including staff shortages, the
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:37

[UK-Wales] Support for Pubic Health Bill from AMs

AMS have thrown their support behind a series of measures designed to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of people in Wales. Regulations which will be put in place by the Welsh Government’s Public Health Bill include banning smoking in school a
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:44

[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] ONS figures show UK spending less on alcohol and tobacco

the Family Spending Survey from the Office for National Statistics shows little change in spending overall.... Expenditure on cigarettes is even more varied. Families in England spend just £2.90 a week on tobacco, while those in Wales spend £3, those in S
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2017 15:09
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[UK-Wales] This is what happens to your skin if you're a long-term smoker

Aside from sun damage and a rock ’n’ roll lifestyle, smoking is the biggest culprit when it comes to prematurely ageing the skin. In fact, a study has shown that for every 10 years of smoking a person looks at least two years older than a non-smoker.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:34

[UK-Wales] This is how likely it is for young people in Wales to have tried a variety of drugs (legal and illegal)

Young people in Wales are almost twice as likely to try an e-cigarette compared to tobacco. In one of the largest studies of its kind in the UK, research from Cardiff University asked young people whether they had tried a variety of drugs, legal and ille
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:54

[UK-Wales] ARCHIVE: Electronic-cigarette use among young people in Wales: evidence from two cross-sectional surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many young people (including never-smokers) have tried e-cigarettes. However, regular use is less common, and is associated with tobacco cigarette use. Longitudinal research is needed to understand age-related trajectories of e-cigarette use and to unders
BMJ Open (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:15

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette use 'rapidly increasing' among young people

Young people in Wales are twice as likely to try an e-cigarette compared to tobacco, according to research from Cardiff University. Research published in the British Medical Journal Open suggests that youth experimentation with e-cigarettes has grown ra
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:13

[UK-Wales] Cross-sectional study examining the prevalence, correlates and sequencing of electronic cigarette and tobacco use among 11–16-year olds in schools in Wales [FREE FULL TEXT]

Since 2013, youth experimentation with e-cigarettes has grown rapidly in Wales and is now almost twice as common as experimentation with tobacco. Regular use has almost doubled, and is increasing among never and non-smokers. These data suggest that e-cig
BMJ Open (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:56

[UK-Wales] Stub it out: Smoking challenge for hospitals in Wales

On a crisp afternoon a group of school children stand outside Prince Charles Hospital holding their handmade no smoking posters. "Please don't smoke outside our hospitals", they shout in unison. As ambulances pull up outside the Merthyr Tydfil A&E depart
BBC Online
added Feb 2, 2017 14:11

[UK-Wales] Public Health Wales issues updated advice on e-cigarettes

updated advice says that, for children and young people and non-smoking adults, the use of e-cigarettes is likely to be harmful...for committed smokers who can’t or won’t quit is that switching completely to e-cigarettes will significantly benefit their h
NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:32
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