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[UK] Forest attacks Public Health England's "poisonous" anti-smoking campaign

Forest has described Public Health England's new anti-smoking campaign as "rotten", "poisonous" and an "abuse of public money".... "What's really poisonous is the way public health campaigners are constantly trying to scare and harass people with exaggera
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:45

[UK] History of Forest

According to a confidential industry document, Foxley-Norris wrote to British American Tobacco in 1978 seeking a paid position running a consumers' association for smokers. At a meeting, BAT staff told him that "the industry had been giving thought to th (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:17

[UK] Campaign group, Forest, has criticised suggestions Waltham Forest council would consider banning smoking in parks

Simon Clark, director of the pro-smoking campaign group, Forest, completely rejected the idea. He said: "There's no justification for banning smoking in parks... "Tobacco is a legal product. Smokers must be allowed to light up somewhere. "Adults shoul
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:03

[UK] Forest slams ASA decision on DoH smoking ad claims

Smoking rights campaign group Forest has clashed with the Advertising Standards Authority and the Department of Health over claims in a television ad that smoking can cause "mutations" in the body.
Campaign (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:06

[UK, USA] Tobacco sale ban for US campus shops

One of the world's top universities is taking a smoking ban a step further this week, as Stanford University prohibits the sale of tobacco as well as smoking on campus. Campus shops at the Californian university will have to end the sale of all tobacco
BBC Online
added Feb 25, 2014 13:08

[Europe, UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Minister denied MPs opportunity to scrutinise Tobacco Product Directive

A committee of elected MPs has been denied the opportunity to scrutinise far-reaching proposals put forward for discussion by unelected EU bureaucrats. A UK government minister, having failed to correspond with the relevant committee, took it upon herse
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Aug 8, 2013 05:31

[UK] VIDEO: Smoke On The Water -- Forest boat party 2013

Each summer the smokers' group Forest invites friends and other interested parties to embark on a special cruise down the Thames. Now in its fourth year, Smoke On The Water 2013 attracted a capacity crowd (230 guests) including politicians, political res
You Tube
added Jun 28, 2013 15:35

[UK, UK-Scotland] Angela Harbutt: Scottish government can't go it alone

As things stand it is almost impossible to see how Scotland could introduce plain packaging in isolation from the rest of the UK. This would cause a breach of the single market in the UK placing a burden on manufacturing, distribution and supply of tobacc
Hands off our Packs (FOREST)
added May 3, 2013 16:33

[UK] VIDEO: Hands Off Our Packs -- Nanny Town Trailer

Our first campaign video features contributions from Hands Off Our Packs campaigner Angela Harbutt; Mark Littlewood, director-general, Institute of Economic Affairs; Sam Bowman, Adam Smith Institute; Simon Clark, director, Forest; and others opposed to th
You Tube
added May 3, 2013 16:24

[UK-Scotland] Expert stubs out pub ‘smoking room’ idea / Ventilation does not protect workers from smoke, says Ash Scotland

A poll of more than 1,000 Scots, for Forest, the pro-smoking lobby group, found that 57% thought bars and clubs, including working men’s clubs, should be allowed to provide smoking rooms. The ban on smoking in public places and tougher drink-driving law
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 12:52
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