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[UK] Call for duty freeze

Campaigners have urged the UK Chancellor Philip Hammond to freeze tobacco duty when he delivers his autumn budget statement on October 29. Simon Clark, director of the smokers’ group Forest said today that tobacco duty had been rising for years because
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 25, 2018 18:22
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Budget 2019: Forest Ireland responds to increases in excise duties on tobacco

John Mallon, spokesman for the smokers’ group Forest Ireland, said, “Smokers have been the whipping boys of successive governments for far too long. "A further increase in tobacco duties, including the Minimum Excise Duty, is immoral because it delibera
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Oct 25, 2018 18:21
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[UK] CLARK: Ashmob – a great idea perfectly executed

In London’s Covent Garden, dozens of smokers held an Ashmob – based on flash mobbing where hundreds of people create a seemingly spontaneous event. The smokers all lit up simultaneously at 2pm and waved placards reading ‘Roll up, Roll up’ and ‘Sex, Cigs
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 25, 2018 18:20
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[UK] Could Britain become smoke-free by 2030?

less than five per cent of people in England should be smoking by the year 2030 and called on the NHS to do more to help people overcome their ‘addiction’ to tobacco. Selbie said: ‘Smoking should no longer be seen as a lifestyle choice, it is an addiction
Metro Café (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 15:42
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[UK, USA] Could smoking be BANNED in council houses? New law may see sparking up at home OUTLAWED

Simon Clark, director of the smoker support charity Forest, said the group is monitoring what is happening very closely, warning there could be dire consequences if similar laws were introduced over here. He told Daily Star Online: “New York was the fir
Daily Star (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 18:33
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[UK-Scotland] Expert stubs out pub ‘smoking room’ idea / Ventilation does not protect workers from smoke, says Ash Scotland

A poll of more than 1,000 Scots, for Forest, the pro-smoking lobby group, found that 57% thought bars and clubs, including working men’s clubs, should be allowed to provide smoking rooms. The ban on smoking in public places and tougher drink-driving law
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 12:52
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[Ireland] Call for smoking ban to be extended to outdoor areas that serve food

Health Minister Simon Harris is to ask approval for the private members' motion, tabled by Fine Gael senators, at the meeting today. It would see the current smoking ban extended to al fresco dining areas. Some campaigners have condemned the move. Joh
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:42
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Smoking on screen: Forest condemns "attack on artistic freedom"

Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: “Films and television should reflect the world as it was and is, not as prohibitionists would like it to be. “Directors must be allowed to portray characters as they see fit, not according to regulations imposed on
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:04
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[UK] If smoking is so damn bad for you why don’t they just make it illegal?

Stevie Benton is the Communications Manager of [ASH]. Simon Clark is Director of Forest, a group that represents “adults who choose to consume tobacco and non-smoking adults who are tolerant of other people’s enjoyment of tobacco”. Despite having quite op
ShortList Magazine (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:25
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[UK] Public health charity calls for smoking to be banned outside pubs, in parks and on beaches

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is pushing for the ban on smoking to be widened, so that it includes outdoor public spaces ... The charity has said they would strongly recommend smokers to swap to e-cigarettes, as these would be exempt from any
Somerset Live (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:52
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