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[Europe, UK] Tobacco campaigners question plain packs as EU Tobacco Products Directive is approved

The EUTPD will require pictorial health warnings to cover 65% of the front and back of all tobacco packs. Pro-smokers’ group Forest has called on the UK government to wait and assess the impact of this before bringing in plain packaging. Member states
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 00:08
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[UK, USA] Tobacco sale ban for US campus shops

One of the world's top universities is taking a smoking ban a step further this week, as Stanford University prohibits the sale of tobacco as well as smoking on campus. Campus shops at the Californian university will have to end the sale of all tobacco
BBC Online
added Feb 25, 2014 13:08
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[UK] Is the freedom to smoke more important than a child's health?

However, Simon Clark, director of Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco, said: "It's pure party politics on the part of Labour and I don't think it has anything to do with public he
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 20:57
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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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