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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[UK-Wales] Call to ban sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes in Wales

Health officials are calling for a ban on the sale of confectionary-like flavours in e-cigarettes over concerns they appeal to children. Public Health Wales said it could potentially lead to nicotine addiction in adult life. It recommends restrictions on
BBC Online
added Jan 27, 2017 14:37
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[UK-Wales] 750,000 cigarettes seized in Wales' biggest Trading Standards bust

A Newport shopkeeper, who used a baby monitor and chute to deliver illegal cigarettes on demand to his customers, has today been sentenced, along with three other men, for participation in a fraudulent business. It's believed to be one of the biggest Tra
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:36
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette chargers seized after more than half fail survey safety tests

The Shared Regulatory Services, which covers the Vale of Glamorgan as well as Cardiff and Bridgend, is advising businesses to proceed with caution when selling e-cigarette chargers to consumers. In total, 17 e-cigarette chargers were purchased from a nu
Barry and District News (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:33
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[UK-Wales] Do stronger school smoking policies make a difference? Analysis of the health behaviour in school-aged children survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

School smoking policies may exert less influence on young people’s smoking behaviours than they did during times of higher adolescent smoking prevalence. Longitudinal studies are needed to examine the potential influence of school smoking policies on cann
European Journal of Public Health
added Dec 21, 2016 19:05
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