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[Europe] Big Tobacco and right-wing US billionaires funding anti-regulation hardliners in the EU

two curious new groups have set up shop in Brussels: the Consumer Choice Center and an EU branch of the [FOREST]... no links to those they allege to speak for...exclusively funded by corporations like [JTI] and right-wing billionaires such as ...Koch Bro
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Jul 23, 2017 14:54
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[UK] Government targets further reduction in smoking rates

"Setting targets encourages punitive measures. The best tobacco control plan puts education and choice ahead of prohibition and coercion....In the 21st century tobacco control policies should focus on harm reduction products, not prohibition and other res
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:19
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[UK-Scotland] Charity hails move to ban prisoners from smoking

Ash Scotland said the move would bring Scotland in line with other countries which have outlawed smoking in prisons. However an anti-smoking group called for the plans to be abandoned. Forest director Simon Clark said the risks of second-hand smoke have
Third Force News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:39
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[UK] Smoking ban cannot be blamed for all pub closures

chairman of Lancaster Pubwatch. Tim Tomlinson...figures obtained by the smokers’ group show North West England has lost 1,788 pubs since the smoking ban came into force. Tim said: “Most places did provide some form of smoking solution. “The pub environmen
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:23
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[UK] The smoking ban came into effect 10 years ago, but has it worked?

A decade after smoking was banned in public place, health officials in Cornwall have no doubt that it has saved lives. Ten years ago 21% of people in Cornwall smoked and this has now fallen to 15.7% with an amazing 26,000 people helped to quit the habit
Cornwall Live (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:55
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[UK] CLARK: "Crackling with exasperation" – Rod Liddle at The Freedom Dinner

At the annual libertarian bash, hosted by Forest, Liddle spoke frankly on a range of topics – calling out the ‘double think’ among the ‘metro-liberal left’, namely Diane Abbott and Emily Thornberry.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:25
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[UK] CLARK: Reaction to the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban

I'm still annoyed they ignored our data on pub closures. Curiously, however, and with the exception of ITV News, almost every title (national and local) that used the PA's copy chose to omit our quote. Fancy that!
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 5, 2017 14:24
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[UK] 10 years on, health campaigners celebrate 'enormous success' of the smoking ban

As it celebrated the 10th anniversary of the law, the charity said smoking rates were now the lowest ever recorded - praising the ban as having one of the biggest impacts on public health of the last decade. Laws people from lighting up in almost all en
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:17
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[UK] The smoking ban came in TEN years ago - so has it worked?

Cigarettes are still very much a part of our culture, and startling figures reveal that each day the equivalent of a classroom full of children start smoking... “The Smokefree legacy has had a phenomenally positive impact on societal attitudes to smoking
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] CLARK: Voices of Freedom 2017

Our first award goes to someone.... - she has given up smoking. Like the best liberal activists, however, she doesn't abandon her principles just because her own lifestyle has changed. Ladies and gentlemen ... Ella Whelan.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 4, 2017 20:16
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