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Plain cigarette packaging: pro-smoking groups and Ukip condemn move

Pro-smoking groups, Ukip and libertarian MPs have all condemned the government’s surprise decision to bring forward a law on plain cigarette packaging before the general election.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:44
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[UK-Scotland] Campaigners urge Scottish Government to reject new laws on e-cigs and tobacco

Forest has urged the Scottish Government to reject proposals to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed public places and prohibit advertisements for "the fastest growing supermarket product of 2014". Responding to the Scottish Government's Con
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:48
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[UK] Forest attacks Public Health England's "poisonous" anti-smoking campaign

Forest has described Public Health England's new anti-smoking campaign as "rotten", "poisonous" and an "abuse of public money".... "What's really poisonous is the way public health campaigners are constantly trying to scare and harass people with exaggera
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:45
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[UK] Coventry University Hospital smoking ban 'uncaring', say campaigners

But pro-smoking group Forest said the ban was unfair to some patients. 'Stressful places' The University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust said the move followed complaints from people about having to walk through a "cloud of smoke" to get i
BBC Online
added Dec 31, 2014 17:13
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[UK] ‘Rotting the body from the inside out’: Graphic anti-smoking campaign

Forest, said:..."What's really poisonous is the way public health campaigners are constantly trying to scare and harass people with exaggerated claims and dubious statistics. "This is real life not a Hammer Horror film. If Public Health England wants to
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 29, 2014 14:32
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[UK] For or against: experts give their views on smoking in cars with children

The legislation, which is expected to be passed in December, would apply to anyone smoking in the same vehicle as a child - regardless of whether they’re the parent or driver. With a potential fine of £100 for offenders, we spoke to those on both sides
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:40
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Forest celebrates 35 years of standing up for smokers, widens freedom horizons

The UK smokers’ group Forest is today marking its 35th anniversary with a special smoker-friendly party in London. Two hundred guests are expected to attend the event, Forest@35, including several members of parliament.
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 5, 2014 09:39
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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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