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[UK] Report: Decade of the smoking ban has decimated England's pubs

Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: “There’s very little evidence that the health of the nation has benefitted significantly from the smoking ban. Instead thousands of pubs have closed and choice has been sacrificed on the altar of tobacco control.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:36
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Tobacco firms fail to stop UK introduction of plain packaging

Simon Clark, the director of the smokers’ group Forest, said: “By stigmatising the product, the government is also targeting the user. Plain packs are unlikely to deter people from smoking but the impact on consumer choice could be significant because so
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 12:48
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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] Plain packaging for cigarettes to begin in September

Ireland will become the fourth country in the world to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products, the Government has announced... Pro-tobacco group Forest Ireland described the measure as “gesture politics” and predicted it would not work.
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 29, 2017 11:04
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The Pleasure of Smoking: The Views of Confirmed Smokers (PDF)

The implications of these findings ... are significant because there is a clear gulf between the way smoking is typically viewed as a negative...behaviour, and how the smokers themselves saw their smoking as a source of pleasure, a choice rather than an a
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Dec 28, 2016 15:24
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[Ireland] Car smoking ban "waste of time" and "unenforceable"

Responding to the announcement that from the start of the new year anyone caught smoking in a car with children present will face prosecution, John Mallon, spokesman for the smokers' group Forest Eireann, said: "Most smokers know smoking in a car with
Forest Éireann (ie)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:03
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Plain cigarette packaging: pro-smoking groups and Ukip condemn move

Pro-smoking groups, Ukip and libertarian MPs have all condemned the government’s surprise decision to bring forward a law on plain cigarette packaging before the general election.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:44
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[Ireland] Smoking group takes issue with care centre ban

A GROUP representing smokers has hit out a tobacco-free policy that is to be introduced in the grounds of eight Northside primary care centres. Forest Éireann, which represents smokers throughout Ireland, criticised the HSE after it announced that from S
Dublin People Group Newspapers (ie)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] Need for Informed Regulation: The Tobacco Industry Example

The Senate in Nigeria seeks to pass the anti-tobacco bill. While it is fine for the Senate to do its job, as electorates, we have a duty to comment on some of the activities as they unfold. Have they carried out their findings to ensure that the slur in
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Aug 26, 2013 12:41
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[Europe, UK] Smokers and retailers urged to oppose EU tobacco directive

The smokers’ lobby group Forest has launched a campaign to fight a European Union Directive that will ban tobacco products that are currently legal. The “No Thank EU” campaign gives retailers and consumers the opportunity to register their opposition to
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:48
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