Headlines Tagged with FOREST — 254 headlines found
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
Feb 2, 2013 Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:34
John Mallon of Forest Ã‰ireann 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.
Feb 1, 2013 Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:27
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
Jan 12, 2013 Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added Jan 12, 2013 22:36
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
Dec 14, 2012 Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 06:35
Founded in 1979, Forest represents adults who choose to smoke tobacco and non-smoking adults who are tolerant of other people smoking.
Nov 27, 2012 Twitter
added Nov 27, 2012 08:49
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.
Nov 19, 2012 Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Nov 27, 2012 08:04
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.
Nov 27, 2012 Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:57
Simon Clark: 'If we try to eliminate every risk through draconian legislation we create a bland, conformist, illiberal society.'
Nov 26, 2012 Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:15
pro-smoking groups say the new packaging, which will show images of cancer-riddled mouths, blinded eyeballs and sick children in hospital beds, won’t make any difference to sales.
Aug 24, 2012 TNT Magazine (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:45
The NHS Blackpool initiative, supported by Blackpool Council, aims to deter smoking . . . Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: "There are no health benefits from banning smoking in public parks. No-one is at any risk from bring exposed to a wisp of s
Aug 16, 2012 BBC Online
added Aug 17, 2012 12:44