Call For E-Cig Ban In Wales

Public Health Wales (PHW) has called for electronic cigarettes to be banned in public places, a move it claims would help prevent their efforts to encourage people to quit being undermined.

PHW added that e-cigs were unregulated; that the amount of nicotine in the cigarettes could vary widely between versions and that users could not tell if the devices were safe.

It follows a separate call by the British Medical Association to ban e-cigs in public places for fear that their use could normalise "behaviour which has largely become socially unacceptable".

However, a poll of almost 1,000 people, which was carried out by BBC Breakfast, suggested that the public supported the use of e-cigs and did not want to see them banned.


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