SUPPORTING SMOKERS’ RIGHTS FOR 45 YEARS

NEWS RELEASES

2021 News Releases

New Year Message plus Review of the Year 2021

Dear Friend of Forest, It's been another difficult year for many people. The good news is that there seems to be light at the end of the long Covid tunnel but I remember writing that last year so let's not get ahead of ourselves! My personal view is that if we want to...

Forest Ireland’s response to Budget 2022

Responding to a 50c increase in the cost of a pack of 20 cigarettes in Ireland, with pro-rata increases on other tobacco products, John Mallon, spokesman for Forest Ireland, said: "This is yet another attack on consumers, many of whom are low paid workers, after a...

Simon Clark

Mission & Vision

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Mission

Forest’s mission is to protect the interests of adults who choose to smoke or consume tobacco.

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Our key aims and objectives are to:

  • counteract the “denormalisation” of smoking, and smokers
  • prevent further restrictions on the purchase and consumption of tobacco
  • establish closer links with other tobacco-friendly groups at home and abroad
  • build support among consumers of tobacco and other similarly threatened groups
  • highlight the increasingly intrusive nature of Big Government in the lives of private individuals