Smoking Ban

Poll results: public opinion is split over smoking rooms according to Forest

Public split over smoking rooms in pubs

By Michelle Perrett

The public is split on whether to allow separate, well-ventilated smoking rooms in pubs, according to a survey by Forest, the pro-smoking group.  

'Kick in the teeth': Forest publishes report on smoking ban and its impact on pubs

Pro-smoking group calls for review 10 years after ban

By Georgina Townshend

A pro-smoking campaign group has called on the Government to review the impact the smoking ban had on pubs, and to “consider alternatives to the policy”, as the UK approaches its 10-year anniversary.

Smoking ban: Welsh pubs have been smoke free for 10 years

10 years since Welsh smoking ban

By Georgina Townshend

Ten-years-ago publicans in Wales were exceptionally nervous and uncertain about their future as the smoking ban came into force on April 2 2007.

UKIP calls for smoking ban to be scrapped

Scottish manifesto

UKIP calls for smoking ban to be scrapped

By Oli Gross

UKIP has called for the smoking ban to be scrapped in an attempt to reverse laws that "pushed people away from their local and into the supermarkets".

The RSPH wants the smoking ban extended

Smoking Ban

Call for smoking ban to cover pub gardens

By Oli Gross

The smoking ban should apply to pub gardens and other public spaces, a report by the Royal Society of Public Health has suggested.

The public want smoking rooms in pubs...could it happen?

Analysis

The public want smoking rooms in pubs...could it happen?

By Helen Gilbert

It has been eight years since the smoking ban was introduced in England, yet the thorny topic has reared it head once again after recent research unearthed public support for amending the legislation. PMA reports.

Sales of e-cigarettes are on fire

E-cigarettes in pubs - to vape or not to vape

By Phil Mellows

The explosion in the use of electronic cigarettes has handed pub operators a dilemma in terms of whether or not to allow ‘vaping’ indoors. The Publican's Morning Advertiser takes a look at the practice and analyses the latest tobacco trends