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[UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Never let it be said that public health campaigners attack smokers

The delightful Social Change UK have come up with a new campaign, one so hideously warped and imperious that one ponders the fact if it were a group of people other than vapers and smokers being singled out that it wouldn't somehow fall foul of our ridic
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:32
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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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[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
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:17
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[UK] Forest

In January 2000, Forest's director Simon Clark told the House of Commons Select Committee on Health that 96 per cent of its total £250,000 budget came from the tobacco industry...As UK Debates Plain Packaging, Forest’s Income Doubles
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:15
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[Canada, UK] Institute of Economic Affairs

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) is a leading right wing UK think tank, set up in 1955, which has a history of close collaboration with the tobacco industry, detailed on the pages below:
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:33
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[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
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[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
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[UK] VIDEO: BBC News Smoking ban for anyone born after 2000: BMA and Forest

Andrew Neil then spoke to the BMA's Vivienne Nathanson, who voted for a graduated ban on smoking at the conference, and Simon Clark from the pro-smoking group Forest.
BBC Online
added Jun 30, 2014 11:54
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[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
breitbart.com
added Jun 25, 2014 09:54
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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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