Wales bans smoking at hospitals, schools and playgrounds


Anyone breaking the law could face £100 penalty in drive to discourage people from smoking

Wales has become the first of the UK nations to make it illegal to smoke on hospital and school grounds, public playgrounds and other outdoor day care and childminding settings.

A penalty of up to £100 could be given to anyone breaking the law, which is aimed at helping to discourage people from starting smoking and to support those trying to quit.

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