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[UK-Scotland] CIGARETTES MUST BE SOLD IN STANDARDISED GREEN PACKAGING FROM THIS WEEKEND

Forest director Simon Clark said: “The new regulations treat adults like naughty children. They infantilise consumers by attacking freedom of choice and personal responsibility. “The new regulations are a disgraceful attempt to denormalise both the prod
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:33
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[Ireland] Plain packaging for cigarettes to begin in September

Ireland will become the fourth country in the world to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products, the Government has announced... Pro-tobacco group Forest Ireland described the measure as “gesture politics” and predicted it would not work.
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 29, 2017 11:04
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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[UK-Wales] Almost 60% of adults in Wales would allow smoking rooms in pubs and clubs

A Populus survey of more than 1,000 adults living in Wales found that 58 per cent of the public would allow smoking rooms, with only 37 per cent opposed to the idea.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[Europe, UK] Meet Guillaume Périgois, our new man in Brussels

Yes, you read that correctly – Forest EU. The project will be managed by Guillaume Périgois who was formerly publishing director of Contrepoints, the largest classical liberal news website in France, and deputy director of New Direction, "the foundation
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:44
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[UK] ARCHIVE: The hunt for the pro-smokers

Despite the support of about 400 individuals, Forest gets 96% of its money from the tobacco industry. But Philip Morris and Gallaher have withdrawn their support, leaving it dependent on the patronage of BAT and Imperial. "Our funding is down to about £
BBC Online
added Mar 28, 2017 15:42
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[Europe, UK] Forest launches new chapter in Brussels

“As the UK prepares to leave the European Union we are delighted to be starting a new, EU-centred, chapter in our history. We will be bringing our trademark events to Brussels including smoker-friendly receptions and seminars. Our goal is to put consumer
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:37
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[UK] Philip Morris wrong to call for tax increase on cigarettes, says Forest

Campaigners have criticised the world's biggest tobacco company after it was reported that Philip Morris, which manufactures brands such as Marlboro, is supporting an increase in taxes on cigarettes to encourage smokers to switch to alternative nicotine
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:11
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[UK] LYONS: SMOKERS ENJOY CIGARETTES – DEAL WITH IT

Forest, surveyed 650 committed smokers...what do smokers dislike about smoking?...the ever-increasing price of cigarettes, followed by the social stigma attached...A whopping 91 per cent of smokers thought they were treated very unfairly (77 per cent) or
spiked (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:47
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[UK] People smoke for enjoyment

The results of a survey of more than 600 smokers published yesterday by the Centre for Substance Use Research in Glasgow indicate that 95 percent gave pleasure as their primary reason for smoking, with 35 percent suggesting that smoking was part of their
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 28, 2016 15:51
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