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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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[UK] LYONS: SMOKERS ENJOY CIGARETTES – DEAL WITH IT

Forest, surveyed 650 committed smokers...what do smokers dislike about smoking?...the ever-increasing price of cigarettes, followed by the social stigma attached...A whopping 91 per cent of smokers thought they were treated very unfairly (77 per cent) or
spiked (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:47
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[UK] People smoke for enjoyment

The results of a survey of more than 600 smokers published yesterday by the Centre for Substance Use Research in Glasgow indicate that 95 percent gave pleasure as their primary reason for smoking, with 35 percent suggesting that smoking was part of their
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 28, 2016 15:51
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The Pleasure of Smoking: The Views of Confirmed Smokers (PDF)

The implications of these findings ... are significant because there is a clear gulf between the way smoking is typically viewed as a negative...behaviour, and how the smokers themselves saw their smoking as a source of pleasure, a choice rather than an a
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Dec 28, 2016 15:24
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[UK-Scotland] Ban on smoking in cars with children to come into force

Simon Clark said: "The regulations are patronising and unnecessary. Very few adults smoke in cars with children. Smokers know it's inconsiderate and the overwhelming majority don't do it.
BBC Online
added Dec 4, 2016 21:13
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Tobacco firms fail to stop UK introduction of plain packaging

Simon Clark, the director of the smokers’ group Forest, said: “By stigmatising the product, the government is also targeting the user. Plain packs are unlikely to deter people from smoking but the impact on consumer choice could be significant because so
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 12:48
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[UK] Plan to ban smoking from outside public buildings in Sheffield

Council chiefs are considering whether to ban lighting up outside hospitals and other NHS buildings...smokers’ lobby group Forest is opposed to the plans, accusing the council of ‘harassing’ smokers. But shoppers on the streets of Sheffield this week were
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:32
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[UK, California] CLARK: No excuse

The pro-vaping documentary finally makes its UK cinema debut next week. Ignore the cancellation of screenings in Manchester and Preston. In Scotland the Glasgow Braehead screening is going ahead on Wednesday (October 26) with 77/100 tickets sold.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:38
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[UK] Stoptober: Facebook ads a "waste of public money"

Forest has criticised the use of taxpayers' money to promote an anti-smoking campaign on Facebook. Public Health England, a quango funded by the Department of Health, is to spend £1m on Facebook advertising during 'Stoptober' to try and encourage people
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:49
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[UK] Hospital's 'smoke free' streets plan condemned by Forest

Forest has criticised plans to make the streets around Birmingham Children's Hospital a smoke free zone... "I can understand why they don't want people smoking close to the main entrance but restricting smoking in neighbouring streets is ridiculous. "T
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16
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