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[UK, UK-Wales] Vaping health risk warning 'alarmist nonsense'

Dr Banfield told BBC Radio Wales' Eye on Wales programme: "I'm a bit loath to make a direct comparison but the most obvious one, because I'm in my fifties, is with Thalidomide. "The reason why America did not get an issue with Thalidomide was because the
BBC Online
added Nov 7, 2016 14:44

[UK-Wales] This is how many smoke breaks you are legally allowed to take in a day

Unless a worker’s employment contract says so, they don’t have the right to take a smoke break at anytime outside of their alloted break time. Fflur Jones, Partner at Darwin Gray, says: "Employers are increasingly imposing limits on the amount of time o
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30

[UK-Wales] Parents to be told not to smoke outside school gates in Swansea as council extends smoke-free zones

Parents and people picking-up children will be urged not to light up as they do so. It follows a previous council campaign that saw signs go up in 77 play areas in Swansea declaring them out of bounds to smokers and a move earlier this year to declare C
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:03
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[UK, UK-Wales] Metro Exploding e-cigarettes warning after five vapers burned

Surgeons are warning smokers of the dangers of buying cheap or imported vaping kits after five people were treated for burns when their e-cigarette batteries exploded. Consultant plastic surgeon Dai Nguyen, from Morriston Hospital’s Welsh Centre for Burn
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:24

[UK, UK-Wales] Police 'still await power to fine on the spot for smoking in cars with children'

The Police Federation of England and Wales said officers cannot yet issue fixed penalty notices to drivers smoking with children in their cars
News & Star (uk)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:38

[UK-Wales] Smoking ban could be rolled out across Swansea Bay beaches

Councillors are to discuss the possibility of the ban on smoking on Caswell Bay to be widened to other areas. There is a possibility the ban may take in more beaches in the bay as Swansea Council members review their decision five months after first imp
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27

[UK-Wales] Bookshop owner's fury after he is fined for dropping a cigarette butt into his OWN cellar

Was smoking outside his shop and discarded butt down ventilation grid / It leads to his cellar where there was pile of rubbish he later swept up / Enforcement officer 'hiding between cars' fined him £75
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:44

[UK-Wales] 'Secret code words' plan to smuggle tobacco into Swansea Prison

A WOMAN was caught smuggling tobacco into Swansea Prison after the authorities listened to a phone call with an inmate which used a series of "code words". Swansea Magistrates Court heard a telephone conversation between Caroline Anne Jones and with her
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 8, 2016 13:14

[UK-Wales] Public opinion needed over hospitals' smoking ban review

​HYWEL Dda University Health Board wants your opinions about smokers lighting up on hospital grounds. The health board is asking the public to complete a survey, which asks 12 questions and takes less than 10 minutes to complete, which will provide them
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 5, 2016 12:59

[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Public e-cigg ban 'well worth exploring' says Wales's top doctor

I spoke to Dr Atherton earlier today. While we covered the main health topics affecting Wales, he suggested that e-cigarettes should be banned in public places. This is significant because it's one of the biggest reasons that prevented the Public Health
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:07
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