A review of the evidence published by Public Health England (PHE) shows that electronic cigarettes offer a much safer alternative to smoking and more should be done to encourage smokers to switch.
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On 8th June 2015 the Welsh Government introduced the Public Health (Wales) Bill. The Bill is currently at Stage 1 during which the general principles are being considered by the Health and Social Care Committee.
Parc Prison in Bridgend County is to ban smoking by February 2016, the Ministry of Justice has announced.
Last month saw the introduction of the Public Health Bill into the National Assembly for Wales. We are pleased that the Bill includes a number of tobacco and smoking-related proposals.
Every Primary School across the County Borough of Wrexham will be putting up new signs from today asking parents and carers not to smoke cigarettes or e-cigarettes at the school gate.
ASH Wales Cymru welcomes the tobacco retail register featured in the Public Health Bill, introduced into the National Assembly for Wales today.
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.