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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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[Europe, UK] Imperial and Japan Tobacco International slam EU tobacco directive proposals

Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International are calling on retailers and consumers to write to MEPs opposing the proposals, which would see a ban on 10-packs of cigarettes, any pack of rolling tobacco under 40g, slims and flavours such as menthol.
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:24
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[UK] E-Cigarette Ban On Trains Branded 'Ludicrous' By Pro-Smoking Lobby Group

"This will only spore fear and rumour," Forest campaign manager Angela Harbutt said. "The idea that e-cigarettes are being banned on trains is absolutely ludicrous. "The only justification that has emerged thus far is that using one just happens to loo
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:47
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[Europe, UK] Smokers and retailers urged to oppose EU tobacco directive

The smokers’ lobby group Forest has launched a campaign to fight a European Union Directive that will ban tobacco products that are currently legal. The “No Thank EU” campaign gives retailers and consumers the opportunity to register their opposition to
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:48
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[Europe, UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Minister denied MPs opportunity to scrutinise Tobacco Product Directive

A committee of elected MPs has been denied the opportunity to scrutinise far-reaching proposals put forward for discussion by unelected EU bureaucrats. A UK government minister, having failed to correspond with the relevant committee, took it upon herse
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Aug 8, 2013 05:31
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[UK] VIDEO: Smoke On The Water -- Forest boat party 2013

Each summer the smokers' group Forest invites friends and other interested parties to embark on a special cruise down the Thames. Now in its fourth year, Smoke On The Water 2013 attracted a capacity crowd (230 guests) including politicians, political res
You Tube
added Jun 28, 2013 15:35
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[UK-Scotland] Health chiefs back car smoking ban

the Scottish member of parliament, Jim Huhne, wants to introduce a bill to make it law. If the move is pushed forward to make smoking in cars with children in them illegal, Wigan’s health experts have said they will support the bid.
Wigan Observer (uk)
added May 30, 2013 06:54
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[Ireland] Limerick smokers urged to oppose “prohibition”

John Mallon, the spokesman for the group Forest Éireann said he is undertaking a national tour “against a backdrop of increasingly restrictive measures on smoking and tobacco, including campaigns to ‘de-normalise’ the habit.”
Limerick Post (ie)
added May 23, 2013 22:02
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[UK] Campaigners condemn "sexist" study on plain packaging

Angela Harbutt, a smoker, said: "The idea that plain packaging will have a greater impact on young women suggests that women are more easily influenced than men. "This is not only an outdated view of women, it's also incredibly sexist.
Hands off our Packs (FOREST)
added May 3, 2013 16:34
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