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The smokers’ lobby group Forest is inviting smokers and non-smokers to petition government against the plain packaging of tobacco.

Smokers are increasingly discriminated against and persecuted, says a new report.

The smokers' group Forest has criticised the extension of New York’s smoking ban to the city’s parks, beaches and pedestrian plazas..

The smokers’ lobby group Forest has called for amendments to the smoking ban that would bring Scotland into line with most European countries.

The smokers' lobby group Forest has criticised the Chancellor’s decision to increase tobacco duty by two per cent above inflation, arguing that it penalises "law-abiding consumers".

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