News & Comment
Mon 11th March, 2019
New report calls for restrictions on vaping on NHS hospital grounds to be lifted with smokers given the option of designated smoking areas
Sun 3rd March, 2019
Forest has criticised calls to raise the legal age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21.
Forest Ireland welcomes Senator's support for vaping but says smoke-free Ireland target should be dropped
Mon 4th February, 2019
Forest Ireland has welcomed a call by a leading Senator for the Irish government to embrace vaping as an alternative to smoking ...
Tue 29th January, 2019
Forest has criticised a proposed bill that would make it an offence to smoke on NHS sites in England.
Wed 5th December, 2018
Proposal to ban smoking in outdoor dining areas in St Helier, Jersey, is a 'solution in search of a problem', says Forest.
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.
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