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[UK, USA] Could smoking be BANNED in council houses? New law may see sparking up at home OUTLAWED

Simon Clark, director of the smoker support charity Forest, said the group is monitoring what is happening very closely, warning there could be dire consequences if similar laws were introduced over here. He told Daily Star Online: “New York was the fir
Daily Star (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 18:33
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[UK-Scotland] Expert stubs out pub ‘smoking room’ idea / Ventilation does not protect workers from smoke, says Ash Scotland

A poll of more than 1,000 Scots, for Forest, the pro-smoking lobby group, found that 57% thought bars and clubs, including working men’s clubs, should be allowed to provide smoking rooms. The ban on smoking in public places and tougher drink-driving law
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 12:52
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[Ireland] Call for smoking ban to be extended to outdoor areas that serve food

Health Minister Simon Harris is to ask approval for the private members' motion, tabled by Fine Gael senators, at the meeting today. It would see the current smoking ban extended to al fresco dining areas. Some campaigners have condemned the move. Joh
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:42
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Smoking on screen: Forest condemns "attack on artistic freedom"

Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: “Films and television should reflect the world as it was and is, not as prohibitionists would like it to be. “Directors must be allowed to portray characters as they see fit, not according to regulations imposed on
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:04
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[UK] If smoking is so damn bad for you why don’t they just make it illegal?

Stevie Benton is the Communications Manager of [ASH]. Simon Clark is Director of Forest, a group that represents “adults who choose to consume tobacco and non-smoking adults who are tolerant of other people’s enjoyment of tobacco”. Despite having quite op
ShortList Magazine (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:25
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[UK] Public health charity calls for smoking to be banned outside pubs, in parks and on beaches

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is pushing for the ban on smoking to be widened, so that it includes outdoor public spaces ... The charity has said they would strongly recommend smokers to swap to e-cigarettes, as these would be exempt from any
Somerset Live (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:52
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[UK] CUCA set to host tobacco-funded lobbyists

Cambridge University Conservative Association (CUCA) will be hosting a political pressure group against tobacco control activity, named FOREST, at the Robert Graham cigar shop on February 10th as part of its event line-up this term.
Varsity (Cambridge University) (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:11
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[Ireland, UK] Nanny state champions make rights group fume

The taoiseach, health minister, and former health promotion minister are shortlisted for Golden Nanny awards at Forest’s “farewell to freedom” dinner next month. The tobacco industry-funded group normally holds their annual dinner in London, but has re
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:16
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[Belgium] Health as a broader church

Speaking ahead of the event, Claire Fox said it could sometimes feel as though a new secular religious fervor had taken hold in terms of an obsessive public health agenda. “Behavior modification may have changed its form but guilt-inducing campaigns aga
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[UK] LYONS: Road To Ruin? The impact of the smoking banon pubs and personal choice (PDF)

separate, well-ventilated smoking rooms or annexes (at the landlord’s discretion), would balance the risk or discomfort of ‘secondhand’ smoke against the freedom of nine million adults to light up in greater comfort when they visit the pub for a pin
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Nov 15, 2017 23:16
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