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[UK] CLARK: The real scandal is the abuse of public money to mislead MPs and the media

I was going to draw a line after last week's posts about the plain packaging consultation and attempts to discredit the Hands Off Our Packs campaign.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:57
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[UK-Scotland] Charity hails move to ban prisoners from smoking

Ash Scotland said the move would bring Scotland in line with other countries which have outlawed smoking in prisons. However an anti-smoking group called for the plans to be abandoned. Forest director Simon Clark said the risks of second-hand smoke have
Third Force News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:39
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[UK] Smoking ban cannot be blamed for all pub closures

chairman of Lancaster Pubwatch. Tim Tomlinson...figures obtained by the smokers’ group show North West England has lost 1,788 pubs since the smoking ban came into force. Tim said: “Most places did provide some form of smoking solution. “The pub environmen
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:23
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[UK] CLARK: "Crackling with exasperation" – Rod Liddle at The Freedom Dinner

At the annual libertarian bash, hosted by Forest, Liddle spoke frankly on a range of topics – calling out the ‘double think’ among the ‘metro-liberal left’, namely Diane Abbott and Emily Thornberry.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:25
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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] Stoptober: Facebook ads a "waste of public money"

Forest has criticised the use of taxpayers' money to promote an anti-smoking campaign on Facebook. Public Health England, a quango funded by the Department of Health, is to spend £1m on Facebook advertising during 'Stoptober' to try and encourage people
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:49
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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] 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] 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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