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[UK] Hands Off Our Packs

campaign run by the smokers’ rights group Forest in opposition to proposed plain packaging laws in the UK.[1] Forest describes itself as a media and political lobbying group working to protect the interests of those who smoke and consume tobacco.[2][3] On
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2013 12:13
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[Europe, UK] Imperial and Japan Tobacco International slam EU tobacco directive proposals

Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International are calling on retailers and consumers to write to MEPs opposing the proposals, which would see a ban on 10-packs of cigarettes, any pack of rolling tobacco under 40g, slims and flavours such as menthol.
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:24
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[Ireland] Cigarette package images designed to shock smokers

Images of diseased lungs and rotting teeth printed on cigarette packets since yesterday have been described by a smokers’ lobby group as “a waste of time”. Forest Éireann spokesman John Mallon said the images, part of a Department of Health campaign to
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:34
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[UK] War on tobacco – A guide to Australia's new cigarette packaging law

pro-smoking groups say the new packaging, which will show images of cancer-riddled mouths, blinded eyeballs and sick children in hospital beds, won’t make any difference to sales.
TNT Magazine (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:45
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[UK-Scotland] CIGARETTES MUST BE SOLD IN STANDARDISED GREEN PACKAGING FROM THIS WEEKEND

Forest director Simon Clark said: “The new regulations treat adults like naughty children. They infantilise consumers by attacking freedom of choice and personal responsibility. “The new regulations are a disgraceful attempt to denormalise both the prod
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:33
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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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[Ireland, UK] Plain Packs Plain Stupid: ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

This website is owned and managed by Forest Éireann. Forest Éireann is funded by Forest UK which receives donations from tobacco companies in Britain and Ireland. Neither Forest nor Forest Éireann represent the tobacco industry.
Forest Éireann (ie)
added Mar 11, 2014 08:50
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers’ group slams NHS scheme as ‘patronising’

A smokers’ rights campaigner has rounded on an NHS Tayside scheme encouraging people to stop smoking in their homes. Simon Clark, director of Forest, described the Smoke Free Homes scheme as “patronising” and said that it treated adults “like children”.
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 9, 2013 16:10
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[Ireland] Graphic images on cigarette packets 'will not make any difference'

John Mallon of Forest Éireann said that the images are a waste of time. "You'd have to expect that the purpose of them is some sort of revulsion therapy to scare smokers away from away from buying cigarettes," he said.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:27
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: The wisdom of Scotland's 'smoke-free' gamble

The tobacco industry remains a pervasive and malignant influence in our society. It works through lawyers, lobbyists and funded front groups like Forest in a perpetual game of smoke and mirrors . . . I am proud of the Scottish government's commitment to
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 06:35
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