The Welsh Government is consulting on a temporary exemption to the smoking ban for 12 months in order for prisons to implement smokefree cells by April 2017.
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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.
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.
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.
ASH Wales and the Wales Tobacco Control Alliance have been named gold winners in the Public Affairs category in the 2013 Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Cymru PRide Awards.
ASH Wales welcomes the report released today by the London Health Commission recommending that open spaces in London, including parks and public squares, should become smokefree. The organisation is now calling for the same in Wales.