Forest news & comment
Tue 15th March, 2016
Forest has accused the government of making the police look "hapless and ineffectual" following a BBC report that no fines and only six warnings were issued in England and Wales in the first three months of the law banning smoking in cars carrying children.
Mon 14th March, 2016
BUDGET 2016 – A major new national poll released today found there is no desire among the public for further increases in tobacco duty.
Sun 13th March, 2016
Forest has responded angrily to weekend reports that the Chancellor may increase tobacco taxation to help reduce a £58 billion black hole in fuel and sin taxes.
Fri 26th February, 2016
Forest says the jury is still out following the publication of the Australian government's long-awaited post-implementation review (PIR).
Tue 23rd February, 2016
Forest has launched a six-day ad blitz urging George Osborne to rethink the government's tobacco taxation policy.
Thu 18th February, 2016
More investment in tobacco control measures would be a "waste of taxpayers' money" says Forest.
Mon 15th February, 2016
Campaigners have urged the Government to abandon the annual increase in tobacco duty and "give law-abiding smokers a break".
Fri 5th February, 2016
Forest has welcomed the forthcoming closure of Public Health Action, formerly Smokefree South West.
Mon 1st February, 2016
Forest has criticised a call for governments to rate movies that portray tobacco use.
Thu 3rd December, 2015
There has been an angry reaction to the news that smoking will be prohibited in council play parks, car parks and courtyards in Edinburgh.
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