The Pleasure of Smoking

"This research has provided considerable detailed information on the way in which smoking is viewed by a group of confirmed smokers."
Neil McKeganey, director, Centre for Substance Use Research.

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Forest has criticised Public Health England for featuring children as part of its new quit smoking campaign.

Enjoyment of smoking, not addiction, is the primary reason confirmed smokers light up.

Forest has criticised MPs who want the government to publish a new Tobacco Control Plan "without further delay".

Prime minister Theresa May urged to “restore fairness” to the nation’s seven million smokers.

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