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Forces was founded before the majority of households had personal computers. Now we have smart phones, ipads and high speed Internet service to the majority of people in the United States and Europe. We have 24/7 - news cycles, Facebook, Twitter and Google, we have truly entered the information age. Thus we have decided to de-emphasize our focus on serving as a news feed while still working to bring about a new age of peaceful coexistence of smokers and nonsmokers.

There are now a good number of high quality and dependable newsletters, email lists, and blogs that produce new, reliable, and thought-provoking material on daily and weekly bases. Our News Page will largely serve to direct FORCES visitors to those resources while still featuring contributions from our own core group of writers. You can also continue to join us on Forces Tavern or Facebook.

FORCES will be concentrating our efforts to the Free Choice 2020s: a decade in which ventilation, air filtration and tolerance will largely take the place of today's more unreasonable prohibitions. It's now 2013, and over the next seven years we will lay the groundwork for that new decade and help move the world to a place where the rights of all people, smokers and nonsmokers alike, are considered and respected.

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Top Stories


Correspondence from Australia
18th July 2017
The video "Letter to Mrs May" by Vapingpoint was circulated to a contact in the Australian Parliament, Here is his response 

UK Government's war on e-cigs is over
18th July 2017
The government has said that the persecution of the users of e-cigarette technology should stop. The Department of Health today outlined a Five Year Tobacco Control plan for England with the goal that the proportion of the population who smoke tobacco products should fall to 12 per cent by 2022, down from 15.5 per cent today. 

Cook County to lay off more than 300 workers
15th July 2017
Soda tax delay leads Cook County to lay off more than 300 workers
More than 300 Cook County employees have been laid off after a proposed county soda tax was indefinitely stalled by a lawsuit, county officials said Friday. 

A Letter to the U.K. Prime Minister
15th July 2017
A heartfelt letter to the U.K. Prime Minister , Mrs Theresa May MP. Well worth watching this 7.30 minute video.

Vaping, Big Public Health and the new McCarthyism
15th July 2017
One of the more emotive arguments thrown up against e-cigarettes and vaping is that multinational tobacco companies, including Philip Morris International, Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco, are eyeing the vaping market as a source of future profit. 


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Anti-prohibition news from over the world

Collected live from our allies' blogs.
Note: All opinions expressed below are those of the authors only, not necessarily those of Forces International.

The Halfwits Of Nottingham

Published on 2017-07-25 22:23:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Yet Another Group of Anti-Tobacco Researchers Encourage Lying to Kids About Relative Health Effects of Vaping and Smoking

Published on 2017-07-25 12:12:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Laughing As They Die

Published on 2017-07-25 10:39:39.
Website: Frank Davis

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Minimum pricing goes to court (again)

Published on 2017-07-25 09:00:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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The 'mystery' of shrinking chocolate bars

Published on 2017-07-24 12:27:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Contempt

Published on 2017-07-24 11:05:52.
Website: Frank Davis

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World Class Straw-Clutching

Published on 2017-07-23 20:05:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Toad Island

Published on 2017-07-23 10:23:02.
Website: Frank Davis

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New Weapons for New Wars

Published on 2017-07-22 11:28:30.
Website: Frank Davis

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Only following orders

Published on 2017-07-22 11:24:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Completely Out Of Control

Published on 2017-07-21 11:17:37.
Website: Frank Davis

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The case against The Case Against Sugar

Published on 2017-07-21 09:36:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Snusgate: the movie

Published on 2017-07-20 11:29:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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"Get Him Off The Island, Export The Problem"

Published on 2017-07-19 17:37:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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200,000 hypothetical children

Published on 2017-07-19 09:02:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Order In The Popcorn For The North West

Published on 2017-07-18 19:49:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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The Tobacco Plan: too much stick, not enough carrot

Published on 2017-07-18 12:36:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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"Who speaks for smokers in our government?"

Published on 2017-07-18 09:23:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Evidence, Did You Say?

Published on 2017-07-17 17:31:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Cowardice In The Face Of Bravery

Published on 2017-07-15 15:58:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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The National Death Service

Published on 2017-07-15 10:29:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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IN MY VIEW: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is Deliberately Lying to the Public

Published on 2017-07-13 12:53:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Slandering vapers

Published on 2017-07-13 12:21:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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IN MY VIEW: Position of Australian Medical Association (and Many U.S. Health Groups) on Vaping is Just Plain Evil

Published on 2017-07-11 13:15:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Shopping basket cases

Published on 2017-07-11 08:43:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Book reviews: The Angry Chef and The Pioppi Diet

Published on 2017-07-09 11:06:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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WATCH: Prohibitionists Always Lose

Published on 2017-07-06 20:33:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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NIAAA Prostitutes Its Scientific Integrity and Helps Alcohol Industry Promote Drinking

Published on 2017-07-06 01:00:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Prohibition news: Bhutan edition

Published on 2017-07-05 15:47:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Legalise vaping in Australia

Published on 2017-07-04 23:01:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Final thoughts on the smoking ban

Published on 2017-07-04 10:44:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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ASH's 10th Anniversary Begging Letter

Published on 2017-07-03 19:51:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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