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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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[UK] Progressive Vision

Progressive Vision does not disclose its sources of funding ... Progressive Vision is the sole funder of the website Green Monitor and is a coalition partner of Save Our Pubs & Clubs: AmendTheSmokingBan.com along with the Adam Smith Institute, FOREST and
WikiSpooks (ie)
added Aug 20, 2013 04:25
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[Europe, UK] Imperial and JTI slam EU tobacco directive proposals

The UK’s two biggest tobacco manufacturers have thrown their weight behind the campaign to stop the EU Tobacco Products Directive coming into force. Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International are calling on retailers and consumers to write to ME
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:20
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