Forest news & comment
Wed 29th August, 2018
Plans to supply inmates with vaping kits after Scottish prisons go smoke free later this year have been questioned by Forest.
Sun 19th August, 2018
Forest says government should tackle the problem of drugs and violent assaults in England's prisons by allowing designated smoking areas.
Fri 17th August, 2018
Forest welcomes call by MPs to relax e-cigarette advertising regulations but warns against medical licensing of e-cigarettes.
Thu 16th August, 2018
Forest has condemned plans to extend the smoking ban to all hotel bedrooms and mental health units in Wales.
Tue 3rd July, 2018
“Far from being a public health success story, the recent decline in smoking rates represent a victory for the bully state."
Wed 27th June, 2018
A new Forest report says Scotland must break its ‘addiction to big government and creeping prohibition’.
Mon 25th June, 2018
To mark the publication of 'The McNanny State', a new report by former MSP Brian Monteith, Forest is hosting a private dinner in Edinburgh on Tuesday June 26.
Wed 20th June, 2018
“The Scottish Government should listen to public opinion and abandon this constant war on the country’s one million adult smokers.”
Sun 17th June, 2018
More than half would allow designated smoking rooms in pubs and clubs and permit smoking areas in prisons and hospital grounds.
"Threatening hospital patients with fines when some of them may be at their most vulnerable is despicable."
Fri 25th May, 2018
Forest has criticised plans to extend the smoking ban in Wales to outdoor areas including hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019.
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