Forest news & comment
Mon 26th February, 2018
A ban on smoking in al fresco dining areas would be "unfair and unreasonable" and will "do nothing to improve public health".
Mon 12th February, 2018
Forest has criticised proposals to extend smoke-free areas in Greater Manchester and introduce licensing of tobacco retailers.
Tue 6th February, 2018
Forest gives guarded welcome to Public Health England's latest declaration of support for e-cigarettes.
Wed 17th January, 2018
According to the results of a survey, one-in-five people in Ireland has less sympathy for people with lung cancer compared to people with other types of cancer.
Tue 26th December, 2017
Forest defends councils that have reduced spending on smoking cessation services while investing in tobacco companies.
Tue 12th December, 2017
Forest has welcomed a report that studied the risk of using heat-not-burn tobacco products.
Mon 11th December, 2017
Forest has dismissed a call for a health warning to be printed on the side of each cigarette to deter people from smoking.
Thu 30th November, 2017
Plain packaging has failed to reduce smoking rates in Australia, says Forest.
Wed 22nd November, 2017
Campaigners have responded with anger to the announcement of yet another increase in tobacco duty.
Tue 14th November, 2017
A Senator has been declared Ireland's 'nanny-in-chief' at a dinner organised by smokers' group Forest Ireland.
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