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[UK] Road To Ruin? The impact of the smoking ban on pubs and personal choice (PDF)

separate, well-ventilated smoking rooms or annexes (at the landlord’s discretion), would balance the risk or discomfort of ‘secondhand’ smoke against the freedom of nine million adults to light up in greater comfort when they visit the pub for a pi
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:40

[Europe] Big Tobacco and right-wing US billionaires funding anti-regulation hardliners in the EU

two curious new groups have set up shop in Brussels: the Consumer Choice Center and an EU branch of the [FOREST]... no links to those they allege to speak for...exclusively funded by corporations like [JTI] and right-wing billionaires such as ...Koch Bro
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Jul 23, 2017 14:54

[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

[UK] CLARK: Smear test: how the plain packaging consultation turned ugly

Desperate people do desperate things but the attempt by the APPG on Smoking and Health to smear Forest and the Hands Off Our Packs campaign on the back of one incident witnessed by one person is pretty low, even by tobacco control standards.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Nov 27, 2012 08:04

[UK] Blackpool's smoke-free parks criticised

The NHS Blackpool initiative, supported by Blackpool Council, aims to deter smoking . . . Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: "There are no health benefits from banning smoking in public parks. No-one is at any risk from bring exposed to a wisp of s
BBC Online
added Aug 17, 2012 12:44

[UK] It’s a drag: tobacco lobby fights plain packaging and new smoking ban ($$)

When an influential health charity recently called for smoking to be banned in pub gardens, there was an immediate outcry. The pro-smoking campaign group Forest, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) and a number of MPs voiced concern over the rep
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:34

[Ireland] Forest: legislation for standardised tobacco packaging is not fit for purpose

In a submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children, the smokers’ group Forest Eireann argues plain packaging will not stop children smoking and could encourage illicit trade. The group says the government must assess the impact of
Retail Times (uk)
added Jan 18, 2014 22:23

[UK] Forest @Forest_Smoking

Founded in 1979, Forest represents adults who choose to smoke tobacco and non-smoking adults who are tolerant of other people smoking.
added Nov 27, 2012 08:49

[UK] The public want smoking rooms in pubs...could it happen?

Of 2,000 adults polled by Populus on behalf of smokers’ rights group Forest, 57% were in favour of allowing pubs and private members clubs the choice of operating well-ventilated designated smoking rooms. Earlier this year, a separate opinion poll of
added Jul 6, 2015 09:07

[Ireland] Smokers’ group criticises new ban as ‘excessive’

A smokers’ group has criticised a new ban on smoking in Waterford’s public parks, describing the measure as “excessive and unnecessary”. The Irish branch of Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco (Forest) was responding to the int
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 25, 2015 20:55
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