Forest news & comment
Fri 30th November, 2018
Forest director Simon Clark said, "No-one has the right to smoke in jail but smoking is one of the few pleasures many prisoners have."
Wed 21st November, 2018
A former minister has been given the title 'Nanny-in-Chief 2018' for "outstanding services to the nanny state" at a dinner in Dublin.
Tue 20th November, 2018
"Reaching into smokers’ homes takes tobacco control in a new and rather sinister direction."
Mon 12th November, 2018
Forest Ireland has announced the shortlist for its Golden Nanny Awards to be held in Dublin next week.
Thu 1st November, 2018
Forest has criticised a new smoking policy that has been imposed on employees of a local council in Scotland.
Mon 29th October, 2018
Forest has described the announcement that tobacco duty will continue to rise by inflation plus two per cent as "grossly unfair".
Tue 9th October, 2018
John Mallon, spokesman for Forest Ireland, said, “Smokers have been the whipping boys of successive governments for far too long."
Wed 26th September, 2018
Going to the Conservative conference in Birmingham? If so, join us on Tuesday 2nd October for two events with refreshments including coffee, wine, beer and sandwiches.
Mon 17th September, 2018
BUDGET 2019 – Forest Ireland has called for a freeze on tobacco excise duty to reduce the “unfair” level of tax on the nation’s smokers.
Thu 6th September, 2018
Prioritising smoking cessation with a view to reducing smoking prevalence in England to less than five per cent by 2030 is an attack on choice and personal responsibility, says Forest.
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