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[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

[UK, UK-Scotland] CLARK: Scotland's goal of a 'smoke-free' society is conformist and illiberal

Simon Clark: 'If we try to eliminate every risk through draconian legislation we create a bland, conformist, illiberal society.' (uk)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:15

[UK] War on tobacco – A guide to Australia's new cigarette packaging law

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.
TNT Magazine (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:45

[UK] Blackpool's smoke-free parks criticised

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
BBC Online
added Aug 17, 2012 12:44

Simon Clark

Simon Clark is the Director of tobacco industry funded group Forest.[1] He is a member of Imperial Tobacco's Stakeholder Panel. [2] (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jun 8, 2012 07:48

[UK] Stephen Williams, "the forces of darkness" and Chris Snowdon's vagina

If you were unable to attend the debate on plain packaging in Bristol on Thursday you could follow much of it on Twitter:
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added May 19, 2012 11:55

[UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Wanted: your thoughts on the smoking ban, five years on

Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added May 9, 2012 12:44
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