"Tobacco is not an illegal substance yet the government is persecuting a minority. I think that's a disgrace in a social democracy."
Sir Ronald Harwood,
Playwright and screenwriter
Forest has reacted cautiously to calls for e-cigarettes to be made available to smokers via the NHS.
Forest has welcomed the Royal Society for Public Health's announcement that "nicotine is no more harmful to health than caffeine" but has warned the Society that smokers will not tolerate being forced to quit combustible cigarettes in favour of other nicotine delivery systems.
A survey of over 12,000 adult smokers released today reveals how consumers avoid paying the excessive taxation on tobacco products in the United Kingdom.
Forest has urged the Scottish Government not to ban smoking on hospital grounds and to adopt "light touch regulation" with regard to electronic cigarettes.
Forest has urged Brighton and Hove City Council to reject calls to extend smoke free zones to include beaches and parks.
Forest has urged the government to reject the “comprehensive package” of anti-smoking measures published today by the taxpayer-funded NGO Action on Smoking and Health.
A major new national poll released today shows that the public believes anti-smoking laws have gone far enough.
Public Health England accused of discriminating against mental health patients who enjoy smoking.
Boy, two, taken into care because of parents' smoking, Hull court rules. Read Forest's response.
Forest accused the World Health Organisation (WHO) of "hypocrisy" for making illicit trade a theme of World No Tobacco Day (31st May).
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