Forest news & comment
Wed 11th March, 2015
The smokers' group Forest has criticised the Government after MPs voted by a majority of 254 in favour of plain packaging of tobacco.
Fri 6th March, 2015
Campaigners opposed to plain packaging of tobacco products have rejected claims there is strong public support for the measure.
Wed 4th March, 2015
With MPs due to vote on plain packaging legislation this month, members of the public and representatives of some of Britain’s leading think tanks and campaign groups have spoken out against the measure.
Wed 11th February, 2015
According to a new poll commissioned by Forest, parliament should prioritise tackling immigration and terrorism, not plain packaging of cigarettes.
Mon 2nd February, 2015
Campaigners have criticised a pilot scheme designed to stop people smoking in the open air.
Fri 30th January, 2015
IRELAND: A bill aimed at regulating the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes was launched in the Irish parliament today.
Wed 28th January, 2015
Opponents of plain packaging of tobacco have urged the government to publish the report on its 2014 consultation “promptly” and “without further delay”.
Thu 22nd January, 2015
Forest has condemned the Government's decision to bring forward plain cigarette packaging legislation before end of this parliament.
Fri 2nd January, 2015
Forest has urged the Scottish Government to reject proposals to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed public places and prohibit advertisements for "the fastest growing supermarket product of 2014".
Mon 29th December, 2014
Forest has described Public Health England's new anti-smoking campaign as "rotten", "poisonous" and an "abuse of public money".
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