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[UK-Scotland] Puff away, says poll on smoking at home ($$)

Most people believe smokers should be allowed to continue lighting up in their homes, according to a poll that suggests more curbs on indoor smoking in Scotland would be unpopular.... Pro-smoking group Forest, concerned that new curbs on indoor smoking a
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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[UK] Chancellor urged to reject a second tobacco duty increase this year

Campaigners have urged the Chancellor not to increase tobacco duty for a second time this year in order to help consumers who are “just about managing”. According to the smokers’ group Forest, tobacco duty costs those with low incomes a far larger propor
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Oct 23, 2017 19:59
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[UK] Smokers’ group calls on chancellor to reject a second increase in tobacco duty

The smokers’ lobby group Forest has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to help consumers who are “just about managing” and reject a second increase in tobacco duty this year. Forest said tobacco duty costs the poorest households 2.3% of their disposable in
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 19:57
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[Europe] Big Tobacco and right-wing US billionaires funding anti-regulation hardliners in the EU

two curious new groups have set up shop in Brussels: the Consumer Choice Center and an EU branch of the [FOREST]... no links to those they allege to speak for...exclusively funded by corporations like [JTI] and right-wing billionaires such as ...Koch Bro
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Jul 23, 2017 14:54
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[UK] Government targets further reduction in smoking rates

"Setting targets encourages punitive measures. The best tobacco control plan puts education and choice ahead of prohibition and coercion....In the 21st century tobacco control policies should focus on harm reduction products, not prohibition and other res
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:19
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[UK-Scotland] Charity hails move to ban prisoners from smoking

Ash Scotland said the move would bring Scotland in line with other countries which have outlawed smoking in prisons. However an anti-smoking group called for the plans to be abandoned. Forest director Simon Clark said the risks of second-hand smoke have
Third Force News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:39
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[UK] Smoking ban cannot be blamed for all pub closures

chairman of Lancaster Pubwatch. Tim Tomlinson...figures obtained by the smokers’ group show North West England has lost 1,788 pubs since the smoking ban came into force. Tim said: “Most places did provide some form of smoking solution. “The pub environmen
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:23
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[UK] CLARK: Reaction to the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban

I'm still annoyed they ignored our data on pub closures. Curiously, however, and with the exception of ITV News, almost every title (national and local) that used the PA's copy chose to omit our quote. Fancy that!
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 5, 2017 14:24
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[UK] CLARK: Voices of Freedom 2017

Our first award goes to someone.... - she has given up smoking. Like the best liberal activists, however, she doesn't abandon her principles just because her own lifestyle has changed. Ladies and gentlemen ... Ella Whelan.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 4, 2017 20:16
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[UK] CLARK: "Crackling with exasperation" – Rod Liddle at The Freedom Dinner

At the annual libertarian bash, hosted by Forest, Liddle spoke frankly on a range of topics – calling out the ‘double think’ among the ‘metro-liberal left’, namely Diane Abbott and Emily Thornberry.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:25
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