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Proposal to ban smoking in outdoor dining areas in St Helier, Jersey, is a 'solution in search of a problem', says Forest.

Forest director Simon Clark said, "No-one has the right to smoke in jail but smoking is one of the few pleasures many prisoners have."

A former minister has been given the title 'Nanny-in-Chief 2018' for "outstanding services to the nanny state" at a dinner in Dublin.

"Reaching into smokers’ homes takes tobacco control in a new and rather sinister direction."

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