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[Ireland] Car smoking ban "waste of time" and "unenforceable"

Responding to the announcement that from the start of the new year anyone caught smoking in a car with children present will face prosecution, John Mallon, spokesman for the smokers' group Forest Eireann, said: "Most smokers know smoking in a car with
Forest Éireann (ie)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:03

[UK] Smoking ban would "destroy" Brighton's liberal bohemian image

Pro-smoking group Forest spoke out as a city council consultation on proposals to bring in a voluntary ban on beaches and in parks came to an end. The council received about 1,500 responses to the 12 week consultation and will now begin analysing the fi
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Oct 16, 2015 07:38
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[UK] Brighton beach smoking ban report delayed after flood of consultation responses

So many people responded to a consultation on a proposed smoking ban on Brighton and Hove’s beaches and parks that a report into what they said has been put back two months. More than 1,500 people took part in the consultation
Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:34

[UK] VIDEO: That BBC Breakfast interview

Here's my interview on BBC Breakfast yesterday. It was in response to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health (run by ASH) calling for another substantial hike in tobacco tax (inflation plus five per cent).
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 15, 2015 08:19
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[UK-Wales] Swansea to consider smoking ban at parks, beaches and outside schools

Parks, beaches and even the school gate could now become smoking free zones in SwanseaParks, beaches and even the school gate could now become smoking free zones in Swansea
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:48
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[UK] New 'Smoke- Free Driving' Law – Significant Legal Change or a Load of Smoke Without Fire?

As straightforward as this new law seems to be, as usual, it throws up a few unexpected consequences. Take the example of a 17 year old boy. He can smoke alone in his vehicle perfectly legally, however as soon as his mother gets into the car, she, as a (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:19

[UK] Council to ban staff smoking breaks

Nottinghamshire County Council has said its 9,000 employees will be barred from smoking during work time with the ban extending to e-cigarettes... Director Simon Clark says employers have "no business" prohibiting employees smoking outside working hours w
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:38
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[UK-Scotland] Hospital smoking ban plan 'petty', Holyrood committee told

Simon Clark from Forest made the remark while giving evidence to Holyrood's health committee. Hospitals have banned smoking in their grounds, but it is being flouted. Sheila Duffy, from anti-smoking group Ash Scotland, said in a 2014 survey, 73% of Scot
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2015 15:21

[UK] It’s a drag: tobacco lobby fights plain packaging and new smoking ban ($$)

When an influential health charity recently called for smoking to be banned in pub gardens, there was an immediate outcry. The pro-smoking campaign group Forest, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) and a number of MPs voiced concern over the rep
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:34
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[UK] Campaigners call for extension of smoking ban to beer gardens

Pro smoking groups says calls to extend smoking ban to beer gardens will see pubs close, while campaigners issue health warnings Campaigners have opened up a second front in their battle with smokers. They say the public smoking ban should be extended
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:03
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