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[UK] VIDEO: Mental health patients 'smoke three times as much'

Forest says patients in mental health units should have the same freedom to smoke as the general public. The PHE survey suggests 64% of mental-health patients are addicted to tobacco - compared with 18% of the general population, although 9% of the units
BBC Online
added Jun 4, 2015 10:11

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] CLARK: Plain packaging: "The politicians have created a nightmare scenario"

the Sun has a major story about the policy potentially driving illicit trade in Northern Ireland... IRA kingpins stand to make millions from new plain tobacco packaging laws after building a secret network of illegal cigarette factories.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:06

[UK] VIDEO: Smoking ban is 'excessive and no need for legislation'

Simon Clark is the director of pro-smoking choice group, Forest. Mr Clark said the ban was "excessive" as very few smokers still smoked in a car carrying children.
BBC Online
added Feb 11, 2015 22:41

[UK] Department of Health ‘cancer growth’ ad found to be truthful by the ASA

A Department of Health ad showing a man smoking a cigarette, featuring a growth that grew with each puff, has not been banned by the ASA, despite complaints.
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:40

[UK] Breitbart London and FOREST Oppose BMA Plans to Outlaw Tobacco

banning tobacco for those born after the year 2000... 'Smoke on the Water' river cruise hosted by the smokers' rights group, FOREST. Breitbart London's Managing Editor Raheem Kassam gave a (very) short speech at the event, slamming the BMA's decision to
added Jun 25, 2014 09:54

[Ireland] LETTER: Two sides to tobacco figures

In your letters page, (Examiner 3/4/’14), Kathleen O’Meara of the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) rejects the latest figures on smuggled tobacco, but she would say that, wouldn’t she?
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:01

[UK] North-East public 'distrustful' of tobacco industry

THREE-QUARTERS of North-East residents believe that tobacco companies should not be able to influence health policy and should declare what they spend on lobbying government, according to new figures. The findings from YouGov - released ahead of World N
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added May 29, 2014 10:48

[Ireland] 'Plain Packs Plain Stupid' campaign to fight standardised packaging of tobacco

John Mallon, spokesman for the smokers’ group Forest Éireann, has taken to the road to promote the group’s new campaign ‘Plain Packs, Plain Stupid’. Mallon will visit towns and cities including Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Limerick and Galway. He said: “Pla
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 11, 2014 08:44

[UK] Is the freedom to smoke more important than a child's health?

However, Simon Clark, director of Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco, said: "It's pure party politics on the part of Labour and I don't think it has anything to do with public he
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 20:57

[Ireland] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Plain pack discussion bombs

To promote its plain pack video the Irish Cancer Society yesterday announced that a Twitter discussion would take place at 8.00pm last night. ... I have just checked and there appear to be six tweets at the time of the Twitter Q&A.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 17, 2013 21:36
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