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Forest has rejected claims that smoking is adding to the "social care crisis".

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.

Forest has slammed Aberdeenshire Council's new smoke-free policy that prohibits smoking and the use of e-cigarettes on all council sites.

Only one prosecution since was smoking in cars with children was banned a year ago shows law was "unnecessary" and "unenforceable".

Banning smoking in public parks and play areas would be "unwarranted", "Orwellian" and a "gross over-reaction" say campaigners.

Forest has criticised the use of taxpayers' money to promote an anti-smoking campaign on Facebook.

Forest has criticised plans to make the streets around Birmingham Children's Hospital a smoke free zone

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