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Development of smoke-free law

The smoke-free legislation was introduced in Wales on April 2nd 2007 and is the culmination of activity involving many people over a number of years.

This section aims to give you a very brief outline of how we got to this stage.

It includes a timeline of events in the run up to April 2nd 2007, press releases charting the progress of the law as well as ministerial statements and documents.