ASH Wales Cymru welcomes the tobacco retail register featured in the Public Health Bill, introduced into the National Assembly for Wales today.
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ASH Wales Cymru has welcomed the successful vote today in the National Assembly for Wales, banning people from smoking in cars when children are present.
On 12th May we hosted an event at the Senedd called A Smokefree Generation for Wales. The event was sponsored by the Chair of the Health and Social Care Committee and Labour Assembly Member for Aberavon David Rees.
Our #sharetheair campaign continues, with a current focus on Wales’ much-loved coastline and its beautiful beaches.
We launched the independent evaluation of The Filter Service at a showcase event in St David’s Hall in Cardiff on the 15th April 2015. Delegates had a chance to meet the team and learn more about the services we offer.
ASH Wales is calling on tertiary institutions, including all Welsh universities, to review their policies to protect the health of students, staff and visitors and to establish a more socially responsible and ethical standard of conduct.
The UK Government is set to press ahead with plans to introduce plain packaging, following a vote in favour of the regulations in Parliament this afternoon (Wednesday 11th March).
ASH Wales welcomes today’s Welsh Government announcement to prohibit smoking in cars with children in Wales, the ban will come into force from October 2015.
Public health experts have given a warm welcome to the UK government’s announcement that it is moving forward with plans to ban branding on cigarette packs.