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[UK] Cambridge-based pro-smoking group Forest left fuming over possible ban on lighting up in cars when children are present

"I don't think it is as big a problem as they like to make out. The vast majority of smokers wouldn't dream of lighting a cigarette in a car with a child. "We don't need legislation that would be very, very difficult to enforce. "Our concern is that wh
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 08:41
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[UK] Should people be allowed to smoke with children in the car?

The ban is set to be voted upon by the House of Lords later. The party says that if the ban is not passed, it will be included in its manifesto for the next election. Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham told Sky News today: "When it comes to improving
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Jan 29, 2014 17:52
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[Ireland] Forest: legislation for standardised tobacco packaging is not fit for purpose

In a submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children, the smokers’ group Forest Eireann argues plain packaging will not stop children smoking and could encourage illicit trade. The group says the government must assess the impact of
Retail Times (uk)
added Jan 18, 2014 22:23
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[UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - 'Nicotine is good for you'

It's a gross distortion of what O'Reilly actually said. Tobacco control activists will no doubt ignore that. In fact it will be interesting to see how many tweet the Mail article using words that bear no relation to the truth. PS. Good to see BAT suppo
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:31
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers’ group slams NHS scheme as ‘patronising’

A smokers’ rights campaigner has rounded on an NHS Tayside scheme encouraging people to stop smoking in their homes. Simon Clark, director of Forest, described the Smoke Free Homes scheme as “patronising” and said that it treated adults “like children”.
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 9, 2013 16:10
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[Ireland] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Plain pack discussion bombs

To promote its plain pack video the Irish Cancer Society yesterday announced that a Twitter discussion would take place at 8.00pm last night. ... I have just checked and there appear to be six tweets at the time of the Twitter Q&A.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 17, 2013 21:36
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[Ireland] New plan to stub out smoking by 2025

A plan to reduce smoking in Ireland to less than 5 per cent of the population by 2025 has been published by Minister for Health James Reilly. Tobacco Free Ireland recommends the introduction of legislation to prohibit smoking within the campuses of prim
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 7, 2013 14:57
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[UK] Hands Off Our Packs

campaign run by the smokers’ rights group Forest in opposition to proposed plain packaging laws in the UK.[1] Forest describes itself as a media and political lobbying group working to protect the interests of those who smoke and consume tobacco.[2][3] On
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2013 12:13
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[Europe, UK] Forest urges retailers to lobby MPs and MEPs on EU Tobacco Products Directive

The campaign against EU proposals to outlaw menthol cigarettes, prohibit 10-packs and ban smaller pouches of roll-your-own tobacco has moved up a gear, according to smokers' lobby group, Forest. It has upgraded its No Thank EU website so retailers and c
Retail Times (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 14:36
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[Africa, Nigeria] Need for Informed Regulation: The Tobacco Industry Example

The Senate in Nigeria seeks to pass the anti-tobacco bill. While it is fine for the Senate to do its job, as electorates, we have a duty to comment on some of the activities as they unfold. Have they carried out their findings to ensure that the slur in
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Aug 26, 2013 12:41
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