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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


Doctors Earn $3.5 Billion in Kickbacks
16th April 2015
Our First Dive Into the New Open Payments System

The government’s data on payments to doctors and hospitals by drug and device makers is incomplete and hard to penetrate – but here’s a first look.


Nanny State: Bad for Taxpayers and Your Freedoms
15th April 2015

Nanny State: Bad for Taxpayers, Public Health and your Freedoms - Dr Patrick Basham


Ventilation Does Work
14th April 2015
Non-Smoker Exposure to Secondhand Cannabis Smoke II: Effect of Room Ventilation on the Physiological, Subjective, and Behavioral/Cognitive Effects


Alternative Tobacco Products
19th July 2013
UIC to Study Young Adult Use of Alternative Tobacco Products

Fighting Smoking Bans
18th July 2013
Fighting Smoking Bans - Nobody Can Do It Better Than You


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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.

Indonésie: certificat de mariage exigé des couples juchés sur la même moto

Published on 2015-05-04 07:01:16.
Website: Accueil

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Physicians, Health Departments, Politicians, and Anti-Tobacco Groups are All Spouting Misinformation About Electronic Cigarettes

Published on 2015-05-04 03:51:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Tobacco black market still growing in Australia

Published on 2015-05-04 01:55:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Sunday Express Editorial

Published on 2015-05-03 18:11:21.
Website: Frank Davis

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La Tribune de Genève:: "Les plaisanciers refusent le test d'alcoolémie"

Published on 2015-05-03 06:57:05.
Website: Accueil

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ATS: "Les boîtes noires, l'arme controversée du renseignement"

Published on 2015-05-02 17:59:29.
Website: Accueil

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Nigel Farage on Smoking Bans

Published on 2015-05-01 17:06:51.
Website: Frank Davis

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Papal Encyclical on Global Warming

Published on 2015-04-30 17:09:16.
Website: Frank Davis

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Dodgy graph of the week

Published on 2015-04-30 04:43:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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CDC Campaign of Deception is Working: Lawmakers are Repeating the Lies to Sell Legislation

Published on 2015-04-30 04:17:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Seizing the narrative

Published on 2015-04-30 03:30:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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ATS: "Les astuces de Snowden pour protéger votre ordinateur"

Published on 2015-04-29 16:31:41.
Website: Accueil

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The True Powers of Darkness

Published on 2015-04-29 16:09:32.
Website: Frank Davis

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Are 35% of deaths due to a 'poor diet'?

Published on 2015-04-29 04:44:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Vote for Anybody Else

Published on 2015-04-28 16:15:18.
Website: Frank Davis

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INFRAROUGE: Votons moins, votons mieux ?

Published on 2015-04-28 14:58:03.
Website: Accueil

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More evidence on physical activity and obesity

Published on 2015-04-28 07:40:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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CDC's Lies to the Public Called Out in Forbes Magazine and Reason Online

Published on 2015-04-28 05:48:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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L'AGEFI : «La Confédération ne peut pas se contenter de nier les risques» Interview de Grégoire Barbey

Published on 2015-04-27 16:55:55.
Website: Accueil

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Another Pilot Study Shows Great Promise for Electronic Cigarettes in Smoking Cessation

Published on 2015-04-27 13:54:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Exercise doesn't help people lose weight?!

Published on 2015-04-27 07:49:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Journal Commentary on Electronic Cigarettes is a Scientifically Unsupportable Hatchet Job and Fails to Disclose Author's Conflict of Interest

Published on 2015-04-27 03:41:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Price controls: the case of alcohol

Published on 2015-04-27 00:00:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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ATS: "Barack Obama piraté par des Russes"

Published on 2015-04-26 10:23:12.
Website: Accueil

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Global Forum on Nicotine 2015

Published on 2015-04-25 22:30:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Votez pour choisir la loi la plus inutile de l'année

Published on 2015-04-25 13:49:53.
Website: Accueil

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Link Tank 25/04

Published on 2015-04-25 03:05:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Le député au Grand Conseil de Genéve, Pierre Weiss (PLR) n'est plus

Published on 2015-04-25 02:19:25.
Website: Accueil

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A Freedom-Loving Fantasy Frontbench

Published on 2015-04-24 10:37:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Irish vaping mystery solved

Published on 2015-04-24 04:26:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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NHS Scotland Is Rolling In It

Published on 2015-04-23 13:23:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Worst Lie of them All: CDC Tells Public that Smoking is No Worse than Vaping

Published on 2015-04-23 08:48:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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