Full News Article Listing1st March 2017. The Long March to Prohibition
Until the 1980s there were around 10,000 specialist tobacconists in Britain. These were like Aladdin's caves, not because of mythical glitzy packaging but because of choice.
Many smokers just stuck with major brands but th ....31st December 2016. Looking Back, Looking Forward, a New Year Review
March 26th saw the 10 year anniversary of the United Kingdom’s first draconian smoking ban in Scotland brought about by the ‘Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005.’ This was put in place b ....27th November 2016. F2C AGM 17th December 2016
Freedom2Choose’s AGM will be held on Saturday 17 December at the Pavilion End Pub, Watling Street, London, EC4M 9BR. It's the same venue as last year.
The formal members' meeting starts at 2.00pm and will be very short, mayb ....20th May 2016. Bullying, Confusion and Partial Prohibition
Today marks the United Kingdom's introduction of larger and more grotesque graphic health warnings on standardised packaging for cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco, with the banning of some cigarettes. This is the toughest set ....7th April 2016. Carol Ann Cattell 1948 to 2016
It is with great sadness that we have to report that Carol Cattell passed away quietly in her sleep on the 4th April surrounded by her family. Her children Sam and Jo paid tribute to their mum by saying "We were incredibly pri ....31st December 2015. Campaign against Smoking Bans in Psychiatric Units
As some of you will know, over the years full smoking prohibition has been creeping its way into mental hospitals. We covered this creep from its first case in the United Kingdom in 2008 when Rampton Mental Hospital banned patients from smoki ....27th November 2015. F2C AGM 5th December 2015
Freedom2Choose’s AGM will be held on Saturday 5 December at the Pavilion End Pub, Watling Street, London, EC4M 9BR. It's the same venue as last year.
The formal members' meeting starts at 2.00pm and will be very short, maybe ....24th August 2015. Nightlife Keeps Closing its Doors to More
Following on from my last article (Nightlife Burning Out) nine months have gone by. But nothing seems to have changed for the better concerning the nightlife industry with still ever more bars and nightclubs going out of business. ....12th August 2015. Charity Funding Petition
Now and again something crops up that normally would be outside of the remit of Freedom2Choose, in this case it is the Kids Company scandal. Most smokers have children and contrary to the belief of ASH and the Department of Social ....17th March 2015. Colin Grainger 1962 to 2015
I am sad to report that Colin Grainger has passed away. One can only begin to imagine the pain his family and friends are feeling. Colin was a former Chairman of Freedom2Choose, soon after our inception in 2007. Tributes have poured in to cel .... Next 10 >>
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