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A Breath Of Fresh Air As Wales Goes Smoke Free

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Smoking Free Wales

Smoke-filled pubs, restaurants and workplaces will be consigned to the history books April 2007 as the smoking ban in enclosed public places comes into force in Wales.

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The National Assembly for Wales was the first administration in the UK to back a motion to end smoking in all enclosed public places in January 2003.

Wales' First Minister Rhodri Morgan said:

  • This is the single most important public health measure that the Assembly has introduced.

  • Second-hand smoke in public places is estimated to cause 400 premature deaths a year.