Forest news & comment
Fri 13th September, 2019
Check out our response to reports that President Trump is calling for a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes in America.
Wed 11th September, 2019
Forest Ireland has called on the government to reject calls to raise the price of a packet of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025 and “give smokers a break”.
Mon 5th August, 2019
The war on smoking is an attack on civil liberties that threatens smokers and non-smokers alike, says a new report.
Tue 9th July, 2019
Campaigners have urged the government to delay the publication of plans to stub out smoking by 2030 until a new prime minister and Cabinet have been appointed.
Mon 1st July, 2019
Forest says demands by the anti-smoking group ASH for the government to do more to tackle smoking represent "another aggressive and illiberal attack on legitimate consumers".
Fri 31st May, 2019
“A total ban on smoking demonstrates a staggering lack of compassion for smokers who may be stressed, upset and in need of a comforting cigarette.
Mon 20th May, 2019
Awareness of the ban on menthol cigarettes is "minimal" and other products could be at risk.
Mon 11th March, 2019
New report calls for restrictions on vaping on NHS hospital grounds to be lifted with smokers given the option of designated smoking areas
Sun 3rd March, 2019
Forest has criticised calls to raise the legal age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21.
Forest Ireland welcomes Senator's support for vaping but says smoke-free Ireland target should be dropped
Mon 4th February, 2019
Forest Ireland has welcomed a call by a leading Senator for the Irish government to embrace vaping as an alternative to smoking ...
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