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[UK] Report: Decade of the smoking ban has decimated England's pubs

Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: “There’s very little evidence that the health of the nation has benefitted significantly from the smoking ban. Instead thousands of pubs have closed and choice has been sacrificed on the altar of tobacco control.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:36
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[Belgium, Europe] 'Why do smokers smoke?' Burning Issues - 11 July 2017, Brussels

Forest EU, voice and friend of the smoker in Europe, invites you to join us for a burger and a beer with a short presentation by Dr Neil McKeganey, director of the Centre for Substance Use Research and co-author of 'The Pleasure of Smoking: The Views of
Forest EU (eu)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:59
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European smokers’ group launches its Manifesto

Forest EU, a European smokers’ group, has published its 2017 Manifesto entitled ‘#SmokersAreCitizensToo’. The comprehensive, independent document looks through the policies affecting smokers in Europe and considers what alternative policies European gove
Forest EU (eu)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:54
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[UK-Scotland] CIGARETTES MUST BE SOLD IN STANDARDISED GREEN PACKAGING FROM THIS WEEKEND

Forest director Simon Clark said: “The new regulations treat adults like naughty children. They infantilise consumers by attacking freedom of choice and personal responsibility. “The new regulations are a disgraceful attempt to denormalise both the prod
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:33
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[Ireland] Plain packaging for cigarettes to begin in September

Ireland will become the fourth country in the world to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products, the Government has announced... Pro-tobacco group Forest Ireland described the measure as “gesture politics” and predicted it would not work.
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 29, 2017 11:04
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[Europe, UK] Meet Guillaume Périgois, our new man in Brussels

Yes, you read that correctly – Forest EU. The project will be managed by Guillaume Périgois who was formerly publishing director of Contrepoints, the largest classical liberal news website in France, and deputy director of New Direction, "the foundation
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:44
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[Europe, UK] Forest launches new chapter in Brussels

“As the UK prepares to leave the European Union we are delighted to be starting a new, EU-centred, chapter in our history. We will be bringing our trademark events to Brussels including smoker-friendly receptions and seminars. Our goal is to put consumer
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:37
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[UK-Wales] Almost 60% of adults in Wales would allow smoking rooms in pubs and clubs

A Populus survey of more than 1,000 adults living in Wales found that 58 per cent of the public would allow smoking rooms, with only 37 per cent opposed to the idea.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[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
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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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