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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.

We still need your help and support to continue to keep the website open to all, with updates on the latest anti-smoking research. The anti-smoking establishment has a great deal of money to continue to spread their misinformation campaign and while all of us are volunteers we still need your donations. Please be generous and donate now, your donations are tax deductible.

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.

Diagnostic E-cigarettes

Published on 2017-08-23 11:16:07.
Website: Frank Davis

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Trump, The Movie

Published on 2017-08-22 12:19:55.
Website: Frank Davis

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Stop lying about problem gambling

Published on 2017-08-22 09:26:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Mismatching Models of Reality

Published on 2017-08-21 14:03:49.
Website: Frank Davis

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Disingenuous puritans

Published on 2017-08-21 10:37:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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A Smoker’s Manifesto

Published on 2017-08-20 10:17:31.
Website: Frank Davis

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Farewell Anna Raccoon

Published on 2017-08-19 18:34:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Ethical Chaos

Published on 2017-08-19 10:48:30.
Website: Frank Davis

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My Testimony for Electronic Cigarette Hearing in Windham, New Hampshire

Published on 2017-08-18 16:44:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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American Heart Association Still Clings to Alternative Facts: Claims that Smoking is No Safer than Vaping

Published on 2017-08-15 15:10:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Teetotallers still dropping like flies

Published on 2017-08-15 11:16:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Cruel But Sadly Not Unusual

Published on 2017-08-14 19:57:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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The 11 Day Reprieve

Published on 2017-08-11 17:39:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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It's Official: Anti-Tobacco Groups Willing to Throw Away the Lives of Smokers to Promote Radical Ideology

Published on 2017-08-10 12:06:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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'Passive Vaping' Bullshit In The Daily Mail

Published on 2017-08-09 19:17:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Public Health England's shrinkflation

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

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Slow Handclap For The TPD

Published on 2017-08-07 19:33:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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The economic consequences of clean living

Published on 2017-08-07 08:42:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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New Study Provides Strong Empirical Support for New FDA Approach to Tobacco Product Regulation

Published on 2017-08-05 18:12:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Chlorine, chickens and Brexit

Published on 2017-08-05 12:55:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Schafft die Tabaksteuer ab

Published on 2017-08-03 20:19:38.
Website: Netzwerk Rauchen e.V.

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Fast food, obesity and junk science

Published on 2017-08-03 08:00:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Outdoor smoking bans and the dead hand of the state

Published on 2017-08-02 12:37:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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Zehn Jahre Rauchverbotsgesetze

Published on 2017-08-01 17:20:35.
Website: Netzwerk Rauchen e.V.

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New FDA Commissioner Saves the Day: Embraces Harm Reduction Strategy for Tobacco Control

Published on 2017-07-31 12:31:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Very Low Intelligence

Published on 2017-07-30 19:26:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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You Too Can Own A Rarity!

Published on 2017-07-28 16:49:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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Another study shows that vaping helps people quit smoking

Published on 2017-07-27 12:20:00.
Website: Velvet Glove, Iron Fist

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IN MY VIEW: American Lung Association Guilty of Public Health Malpractice

Published on 2017-07-27 12:12:00.
Website: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary

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Rauchen nur nach Stundenplan | Deutsche Welle

Published on 2017-07-26 20:39:57.
Website: Netzwerk Rauchen e.V.

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Pharma Company Values Profits Over Health

Published on 2017-07-26 19:26:00.
Website: Dick Puddlecote

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The Halfwits Of Nottingham

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

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