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[UK] VIDEO: Hands Off Our Packs -- Nanny Town Trailer

Our first campaign video features contributions from Hands Off Our Packs campaigner Angela Harbutt; Mark Littlewood, director-general, Institute of Economic Affairs; Sam Bowman, Adam Smith Institute; Simon Clark, director, Forest; and others opposed to th
You Tube
added May 3, 2013 16:24

[Australia, Europe, Ireland, UK, USA] ANALYSIS: Big Tobacco hurt by legal and mindset changes

Big Tobacco is proving notoriously hard to stub out but legal changes, excise hikes and the illicit trade are hurting it, writes John Hearne
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 22, 2013 10:45

[UK] Anti-plain tobacco pack lobby targets MPs

Smokers group Forest, which is behind the Hands Off Our Packs campaign, is urging the public to contact their local MPs to highlight the level of opposition.
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 16, 2013 22:33

[Ireland] Cigarette package images designed to shock smokers

Images of diseased lungs and rotting teeth printed on cigarette packets since yesterday have been described by a smokers’ lobby group as “a waste of time”. Forest Éireann spokesman John Mallon said the images, part of a Department of Health campaign to
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:34

[Ireland] Graphic images on cigarette packets 'will not make any difference'

John Mallon of Forest Éireann said that the images are a waste of time. "You'd have to expect that the purpose of them is some sort of revulsion therapy to scare smokers away from away from buying cigarettes," he said.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:27

[Ireland] Anti-smoking law 'utterly unnecessary'

Forest Éireann, a group who represent the views of consumers who choose to smoke, say the ban and fine amounts to bullying. "Basically, like a lot of other legislation, it's utterly unnecessary to begin with," said spokesperson for the group, John Mallo
Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added Jan 12, 2013 22:36

[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: The wisdom of Scotland's 'smoke-free' gamble

The tobacco industry remains a pervasive and malignant influence in our society. It works through lawyers, lobbyists and funded front groups like Forest in a perpetual game of smoke and mirrors . . . I am proud of the Scottish government's commitment to (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 06:35

[UK] Forest @Forest_Smoking

Founded in 1979, Forest represents adults who choose to smoke tobacco and non-smoking adults who are tolerant of other people smoking.
added Nov 27, 2012 08:49

[UK] CLARK: Smear test: how the plain packaging consultation turned ugly

Desperate people do desperate things but the attempt by the APPG on Smoking and Health to smear Forest and the Hands Off Our Packs campaign on the back of one incident witnessed by one person is pretty low, even by tobacco control standards.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Nov 27, 2012 08:04

[UK] CLARK: The real scandal is the abuse of public money to mislead MPs and the media

I was going to draw a line after last week's posts about the plain packaging consultation and attempts to discredit the Hands Off Our Packs campaign.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:57
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