From today, Friday 20th May, the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive comes into force and changes the UK’s tobacco and e-cigarette laws in various ways.
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Plain or ‘standardised’ packaging will have all the attractive features and branding removed.
There's been much progress within tobacco control in Wales over the past few months. Keeping track of this, we've updated many of our webpages.
To launch our new Smokefree Homes campaign, we're running a competition for primary school children from across Wales.
European Court of Justice rules Tobacco Products Directive is lawful – gives backing to UK’s policy on standardised packaging.
One of Swansea’s picturesque beaches will become smokefree from today (27th April) after Swansea Council launched a ban on smoking.
From 20th May 2016 laws surrounding tobacco packaging will change. From this date all tobacco products manufactured for sale in the UK must comply with the new laws.
At the beginning of March specialist tobacco detection dogs were welcomed to the streets of Cardiff to encourage the public to get involved in the fight against illegal tobacco in Wales.
ASH Wales Cymru is disappointed after the Public Health Bill fell at the last hurdle meaning robust tobacco control measures contained in the proposed legislation maybe lost.