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[UK] Coventry University Hospital smoking ban 'uncaring', say campaigners

But pro-smoking group Forest said the ban was unfair to some patients. 'Stressful places' The University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust said the move followed complaints from people about having to walk through a "cloud of smoke" to get i
BBC Online
added Dec 31, 2014 17:13

[UK] ‘Rotting the body from the inside out’: Graphic anti-smoking campaign

Forest, said:..."What's really poisonous is the way public health campaigners are constantly trying to scare and harass people with exaggerated claims and dubious statistics. "This is real life not a Hammer Horror film. If Public Health England wants to
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 29, 2014 14:32

[UK] For or against: experts give their views on smoking in cars with children

The legislation, which is expected to be passed in December, would apply to anyone smoking in the same vehicle as a child - regardless of whether they’re the parent or driver. With a potential fine of £100 for offenders, we spoke to those on both sides
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:40

Forest celebrates 35 years of standing up for smokers, widens freedom horizons

The UK smokers’ group Forest is today marking its 35th anniversary with a special smoker-friendly party in London. Two hundred guests are expected to attend the event, Forest@35, including several members of parliament.
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 5, 2014 09:39

[UK] Heresy of the week: Tolerance for smokers should start with an apology to non-smokers

the desire to push our tormentors even further away from us isn’t just about defending ourselves, but getting our own back too. Like fresh air, revenge is sweet. I’m not defending this attitude for a moment, but it does explain why the smokers’ lobby kee
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:22

[UK] History of Forest

According to a confidential industry document, Foxley-Norris wrote to British American Tobacco in 1978 seeking a paid position running a consumers' association for smokers. At a meeting, BAT staff told him that "the industry had been giving thought to th (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:17

[UK] Forest

In January 2000, Forest's director Simon Clark told the House of Commons Select Committee on Health that 96 per cent of its total £250,000 budget came from the tobacco industry...As UK Debates Plain Packaging, Forest’s Income Doubles (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:15

[UK] Campaign group, Forest, has criticised suggestions Waltham Forest council would consider banning smoking in parks

Simon Clark, director of the pro-smoking campaign group, Forest, completely rejected the idea. He said: "There's no justification for banning smoking in parks... "Tobacco is a legal product. Smokers must be allowed to light up somewhere. "Adults shoul
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:03

[UK] Trafalgar and Parliament squares smoking ban call

Smokers' group Forest said the call for a smoking ban was "outrageous". Boris Johnson it could be considered if "it would actually save lives". The government said it had no plans to ban smoking in public places.
BBC Online
added Oct 15, 2014 07:30
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[UK] Ban smoking in public parks: England's most senior doctor warns lighting up in public places encourages children to take up the habit

Chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies suggests ban in new report / It would cover some 20,000 acres of London including Trafalgar Square / Rules could be widened across UK - but were condemned by campaigners Simon Clark of smokers’ group Forest: 'If you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:24
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