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[UK] Department of Health ‘cancer growth’ ad found to be truthful by the ASA

A Department of Health ad showing a man smoking a cigarette, featuring a growth that grew with each puff, has not been banned by the ASA, despite complaints.
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:40
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[UK] VIDEO: BBC News Smoking ban for anyone born after 2000: BMA and Forest

Andrew Neil then spoke to the BMA's Vivienne Nathanson, who voted for a graduated ban on smoking at the conference, and Simon Clark from the pro-smoking group Forest.
BBC Online
added Jun 30, 2014 11:54
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[UK] Breitbart London and FOREST Oppose BMA Plans to Outlaw Tobacco

banning tobacco for those born after the year 2000... 'Smoke on the Water' river cruise hosted by the smokers' rights group, FOREST. Breitbart London's Managing Editor Raheem Kassam gave a (very) short speech at the event, slamming the BMA's decision to
breitbart.com
added Jun 25, 2014 09:54
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[UK] Pro-smoking group Forest launches 'No, Prime Minister' plain packaging petition

Pro-smoking group Forest has launched a 72-hour ad blitz on the political online advertising network MessageSpace to pressure David Cameron to rethink the potential introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes.
PR Week US
added Jun 10, 2014 23:16
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[Ireland] LETTER: Two sides to tobacco figures

In your letters page, (Examiner 3/4/’14), Kathleen O’Meara of the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) rejects the latest figures on smuggled tobacco, but she would say that, wouldn’t she?
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:01
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[UK] Anti-plain tobacco packs campaigners unveil No Prime Minister push

Smokers’ group Forest, which runs the Hands Off Our Packs campaign, has developed a new website called No Prime Minister, which features a letter that can be sent directly to David Cameron.
The Grocer (uk)
added May 31, 2014 23:37
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[UK] North-East public 'distrustful' of tobacco industry

THREE-QUARTERS of North-East residents believe that tobacco companies should not be able to influence health policy and should declare what they spend on lobbying government, according to new figures. The findings from YouGov - released ahead of World N
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added May 29, 2014 10:48
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[UK] ASH Briefing for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health: TOBACCO FRONT GROUPS & THIRD PARTY LOBBYING TACTICS (PDF)

Big Tobacco is increasingly resorting to the use of front groups and third party advocates to peddle its interests and influence policy outcomes. The use of such groups to influence public health policies is an explicit tobacco industry strategy revealed
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Apr 29, 2014 11:50
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[UK-Wales] No more puffs in the village - smoke-free policy for Welsh tourist spot

Welsh tourist spot and home to UK's longest place name ... Residents and visitors to the Welsh community in Anglesey are being asked not to light up in any public place – even if it’s outside. Smokers’ lobby group Forest is fuming. Director Simon Clark
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 8, 2014 21:59
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[UK] GILMORE/BRITTON/McKEE: BBC must ensure commentators' tobacco industry links are made public

Institute of Economic Affairs refuses to disclose publicly who funds it, but it has received funds (through membership fees) from the tobacco industry. Its director Mark Littlewood has appeared in videos developed by tobacco industry-funded group Forest a
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 14, 2014 08:20
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