Headlines Tagged with FOREST — 259 headlines found
[UK-Scotland] Group says enforcing smoke-free zones at hospitals would be a ‘complete waste of money’
A Courier investigation this week revealed smokers are flouting new rules to stub out the habit in Tayside and Fife. But Simon Clark, director of pro-smoking organisation Forest, slammed calls for laws to be tightened against those having a fly puff in
Apr 21, 2015 Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 24, 2015 07:06
While Ms Watt said the government supported the principle of his Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill, she also said changes would need to be made to make the legislation workable. Ms Watt said: “We have always been clear tha
Mar 26, 2015 The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:23
[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] CLARK: Plain packaging: "The politicians have created a nightmare scenario"
the Sun has a major story about the policy potentially driving illicit trade in Northern Ireland... IRA kingpins stand to make millions from new plain tobacco packaging laws after building a secret network of illegal cigarette factories.
Mar 6, 2015 Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:06
There was an interesting discussion about plain packaging on Sky News this morning. The guests were Labour's Luciana Berger, Imperial Tobacco's Axel Gietz and Conservative MP Sir Gerald Howarth.
Mar 8, 2015 Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:51
With MPs due to vote on plain packaging legislation this month, members of the public and representatives of some of Britain’s leading think tanks and campaign groups have spoken out against the measure.
Mar 4, 2015 FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:51
"According to a Populus poll published last month the public doesn't view the government’s plain packaging proposals as a priority. "The public wants parliament to prioritise tackling immigration and terrorism, not plain packaging of cigarettes.
Mar 6, 2015 FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:50
Simon Clark is the director of pro-smoking choice group, Forest. Mr Clark said the ban was "excessive" as very few smokers still smoked in a car carrying children.
Feb 11, 2015 BBC Online
added Feb 11, 2015 22:41
There is no official ban on smoking in Millennium or Anchor Square. At this stage, it is just official tutting. Nevertheless, it is the first time that British smokers have been told not to light up in an outdoor public space
Feb 7, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2015 15:55
Pro-smoking groups, Ukip and libertarian MPs have all condemned the government’s surprise decision to bring forward a law on plain cigarette packaging before the general election.
Jan 22, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:44
Forest has urged the Scottish Government to reject proposals to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed public places and prohibit advertisements for "the fastest growing supermarket product of 2014". Responding to the Scottish Government's Con
Jan 2, 2015 FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:48