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A commercial for electronic cigarettes will be shown on mainstream British television this weekend.

The UK government could raise at least £500m a year by capping the amount of profit tobacco companies can make from cigarettes, says academics.

A commercial for electronic cigarettes will be shown on mainstream British television this weekend.

Legislation to ban smoking in cars in Ireland where children are passengers may be ready by the end of the month.

Opposition to plain packaging mounts

Thu 16th August, 2012

An estimated 500,000 people have registered their opposition to the introduction of plain packaging in the UK.

The decision by the High Court of Australia to reject a legal challenge against the introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products in Australia will not affect opposition to the measure in the United Kingdom, say campaigners.

Over 235,000 people have signed a petition against plain packaging of tobacco.

Forest is marking the fifth anniversary of the smoking ban in England by renewing its call for an amendment to the ban that would allow separate smoking rooms in pubs and private members’ clubs.

Smokers light up for freedom

Wed 27th June, 2012

Forest last night hosted a ‘Freedom Dinner’ to mark the fifth anniversary of the smoking ban in England.

Opponents of plain packaging of tobacco have launched an online video entitled Plain Packaging – No Minister!.

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