ASH Wales awarded BIG Lottery funding to create Wales’s first smoking cessation service for young people
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ASH Wales has welcomed the Welsh Government’s ambitious plans to reduce adult smoking rates to 16% by 2020 as one of a range of measures announced by the Health Minister during a debate at the Senedd yesterday.
ASH Wales will create the UK’s first social media youth smoking prevention programme to help combat youth smoking in Wales.
Research released by the British Medical Association (BMA) provides strong evidence that smoking in cars is harmful to non smoking passengers, with children and the elderly particularly vulnerable.
ASH Wales has welcomed the overwhelming cross-party support given by Assembly Members today to protect children from accessing tobacco products from vending machines in Wales.
New figures released today by public health charity ASH Wales show that each day in Wales an estimated 38 teenagers who have never smoked before try smoking cigarettes, introducing them to a truly deadly product. The figures have been released ahead of a major conference taking place in Cardiff later this week.
Public health charity ASH Wales has offered its congratulations to triathlete Helen Jenkins after taking the World Triathlon Championship title in Beijing.
Public health charity ASH Wales has responded to the First Minister’s announcement that Wales could be the first country in Europe to ban smoking in cars carrying children.
Four out of five adults want to see a ban introduced in Wales on smoking in cars carrying children. That’s the strong message from the Welsh public in results released today by public health charity ASH Wales.