In the press: Adoption chiefs’ U-turn over ban on placing young children with parents who use e-cigarettes

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Adoption chiefs have ended a ban on young children being placed with e-cigarette users after The Mail on Sunday highlighted the ‘misguided’ policy. Last week, this newspaper told how a professional, middle-aged couple had been barred from adopting after a social worker spotted the would-be father ‘smoking’ an e-cigarette. But last Monday, just 24 hours after we published our story, the British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) updated to its guidance, saying it had changed its e-cigarette policy. Read full article

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Stephen Adams. (01 February 2015) Adoption chiefs’ U-turn over ban on placing young children with parents who use e-cigarettes [newspaper]. Retrieved from http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2974014/Adoption-chiefs-U-turn-ban-placing-young-children-parents-use-e-cigarettes.html

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