The connection between smoking and asthma and its impact is evident when we consider 28% of asthma deaths in the UK occur as a result of smoking or being exposed to second-hand smoke.
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Tobacco control charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales is supporting a submission to the UK Government warning that smoking on TV and in films encourages children to take up smoking.
A tobacco control alliance is backing calls for a Wales-wide programme to tackle the illegal tobacco problem in Wales.
Wales’ only dedicated stop smoking service for young people is coming to an end on Thursday 29th March after five years supporting thousands of teenagers.
New research released by Cancer Research UK (CRUK) shows that over 7,000 cancer cases per year in Wales are preventable, amounting to 140 per week.
Wednesday 14th March marks the 35th national No Smoking Day, challenging smokers to be a quitter for 24 hours. The annual day, which sees around 700,000 attempted quits across the UK, encourages smokers to give no smoking a go for one day in the hope they will eventually feel ready to quit for good.
ASH Wales' unique smoking cessation project for young people, The Filter, is to finish at the end of this month after more than 5 years.
A new respiratory health plan launched today by Wales’ Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has been welcomed by tobacco control charity ASH Wales.
The British Medical Association (BMA) has published a new position statement on the use of electronic cigarettes to quit smoking.