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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

[Ireland] Limerick smokers urged to oppose “prohibition”

John Mallon, the spokesman for the group Forest Éireann said he is undertaking a national tour “against a backdrop of increasingly restrictive measures on smoking and tobacco, including campaigns to ‘de-normalise’ the habit.”
Limerick Post (ie)
added May 23, 2013 22:02

[UK] MASSEY: Smokers and libertarians join for a celebration of freedom in Canary Wharf

Freedom in Canary Wharf comes with a side order of cured salmon to weed out the pinko liberals Not least among these was guest speaker and Spectator associate editor Rod Liddle who crackled with exasperation at being “forced to wade through this sea of
The Wharf (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:23

[UK] People smoke for enjoyment

The results of a survey of more than 600 smokers published yesterday by the Centre for Substance Use Research in Glasgow indicate that 95 percent gave pleasure as their primary reason for smoking, with 35 percent suggesting that smoking was part of their
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 28, 2016 15:51

[UK] E-Cigarette Ban On Trains Branded 'Ludicrous' By Pro-Smoking Lobby Group

"This will only spore fear and rumour," Forest campaign manager Angela Harbutt said. "The idea that e-cigarettes are being banned on trains is absolutely ludicrous. "The only justification that has emerged thus far is that using one just happens to loo
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:47

Simon Clark

Simon Clark is the Director of tobacco industry funded group Forest.[1] He is a member of Imperial Tobacco's Stakeholder Panel. [2] (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jun 8, 2012 07:48

[UK] If smoking is so damn bad for you why don’t they just make it illegal?

Stevie Benton is the Communications Manager of [ASH]. Simon Clark is Director of Forest, a group that represents “adults who choose to consume tobacco and non-smoking adults who are tolerant of other people’s enjoyment of tobacco”. Despite having quite op
ShortList Magazine (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:25

[UK] Philip Morris wrong to call for tax increase on cigarettes, says Forest

Campaigners have criticised the world's biggest tobacco company after it was reported that Philip Morris, which manufactures brands such as Marlboro, is supporting an increase in taxes on cigarettes to encourage smokers to switch to alternative nicotine
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:11

[UK] Hospital's 'smoke free' streets plan condemned by Forest

Forest has criticised plans to make the streets around Birmingham Children's Hospital a smoke free zone... "I can understand why they don't want people smoking close to the main entrance but restricting smoking in neighbouring streets is ridiculous. "T
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16

Plain talking about plain packs in Ireland

Forest has launched a new website to fight plans to introduce plain tobacco packaging in Ireland. Plain Packs Plain Stupid, which has a sludge-brown background to highlight the dull packaging proposed by Health Minister James Reilly, lists some of the co
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2014 08:26
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