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[UK] Heresy of the week: Tolerance for smokers should start with an apology to non-smokers

the desire to push our tormentors even further away from us isn’t just about defending ourselves, but getting our own back too. Like fresh air, revenge is sweet. I’m not defending this attitude for a moment, but it does explain why the smokers’ lobby kee
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:22
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[UK] History of Forest

According to a confidential industry document, Foxley-Norris wrote to British American Tobacco in 1978 seeking a paid position running a consumers' association for smokers. At a meeting, BAT staff told him that "the industry had been giving thought to th
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:17
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[UK] Forest

In January 2000, Forest's director Simon Clark told the House of Commons Select Committee on Health that 96 per cent of its total £250,000 budget came from the tobacco industry...As UK Debates Plain Packaging, Forest’s Income Doubles
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:15
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[UK] Campaign group, Forest, has criticised suggestions Waltham Forest council would consider banning smoking in parks

Simon Clark, director of the pro-smoking campaign group, Forest, completely rejected the idea. He said: "There's no justification for banning smoking in parks... "Tobacco is a legal product. Smokers must be allowed to light up somewhere. "Adults shoul
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:03
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[UK] Trafalgar and Parliament squares smoking ban call

Smokers' group Forest said the call for a smoking ban was "outrageous". Boris Johnson it could be considered if "it would actually save lives". The government said it had no plans to ban smoking in public places.
BBC Online
added Oct 15, 2014 07:30
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[UK] Ban smoking in public parks: England's most senior doctor warns lighting up in public places encourages children to take up the habit

Chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies suggests ban in new report / It would cover some 20,000 acres of London including Trafalgar Square / Rules could be widened across UK - but were condemned by campaigners Simon Clark of smokers’ group Forest: 'If you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:24
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[UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Never let it be said that public health campaigners attack smokers

The delightful Social Change UK have come up with a new campaign, one so hideously warped and imperious that one ponders the fact if it were a group of people other than vapers and smokers being singled out that it wouldn't somehow fall foul of our ridic
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:32
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[Canada, UK] Institute of Economic Affairs

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) is a leading right wing UK think tank, set up in 1955, which has a history of close collaboration with the tobacco industry, detailed on the pages below:
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:33
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[Ireland] Smoking group takes issue with care centre ban

A GROUP representing smokers has hit out a tobacco-free policy that is to be introduced in the grounds of eight Northside primary care centres. Forest Éireann, which represents smokers throughout Ireland, criticised the HSE after it announced that from S
Dublin People Group Newspapers (ie)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:39
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[UK] Forest slams ASA decision on DoH smoking ad claims

Smoking rights campaign group Forest has clashed with the Advertising Standards Authority and the Department of Health over claims in a television ad that smoking can cause "mutations" in the body.
Campaign (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:06
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