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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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[Europe, UK] Imperial and JTI slam EU tobacco directive proposals

The UK’s two biggest tobacco manufacturers have thrown their weight behind the campaign to stop the EU Tobacco Products Directive coming into force. Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International are calling on retailers and consumers to write to ME
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:20
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco campaigners question plain packs as EU Tobacco Products Directive is approved

The EUTPD will require pictorial health warnings to cover 65% of the front and back of all tobacco packs. Pro-smokers’ group Forest has called on the UK government to wait and assess the impact of this before bringing in plain packaging. Member states
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 00:08
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[UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - 'Nicotine is good for you'

It's a gross distortion of what O'Reilly actually said. Tobacco control activists will no doubt ignore that. In fact it will be interesting to see how many tweet the Mail article using words that bear no relation to the truth. PS. Good to see BAT suppo
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:31
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[Australia, Europe, Ireland, UK, USA] ANALYSIS: Big Tobacco hurt by legal and mindset changes

Big Tobacco is proving notoriously hard to stub out but legal changes, excise hikes and the illicit trade are hurting it, writes John Hearne
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 22, 2013 10:45
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[Europe, UK] Forest urges retailers to lobby MPs and MEPs on EU Tobacco Products Directive

The campaign against EU proposals to outlaw menthol cigarettes, prohibit 10-packs and ban smaller pouches of roll-your-own tobacco has moved up a gear, according to smokers' lobby group, Forest. It has upgraded its No Thank EU website so retailers and c
Retail Times (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 14:36
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[UK] Anti-plain tobacco pack lobby targets MPs

Smokers group Forest, which is behind the Hands Off Our Packs campaign, is urging the public to contact their local MPs to highlight the level of opposition.
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 16, 2013 22:33
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[UK] Union tarred by Imperial Tobacco sponsorship dealings

The Oxford Union has backed out of an offer by Imperial Tobacco to sponsor a debate on the morality of the tobacco industry following an investigation. This follows outrage and unhappiness from speakers invited to oppose the tobacco industry. They conta
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:49
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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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[Ireland] Anti-smoking law 'utterly unnecessary'

Forest Éireann, a group who represent the views of consumers who choose to smoke, say the ban and fine amounts to bullying. "Basically, like a lot of other legislation, it's utterly unnecessary to begin with," said spokesperson for the group, John Mallo
Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added Jan 12, 2013 22:36
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