Monthly Archives: March 2017

All We Want Is To Be Happy

H/T Audrey Silk for this report on the eviction of a smoker. In the video above, the evicted smoker, 66-year old Ann Marie Sibic, is saying: “I just can’t take anymore from this building. That they’re hurting good people. All we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

Leaving Port

A few days ago I was wondering whether Theresa May was not in fact going to invoke Article 50, and new regulations coming into effect tomorrow would preclude the possibility Britain (or any other member state) ever leaving the EU. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Why Smoking Is Wrong

I always have the suspicion – and it’s really only a suspicion – that real objection of the antismokers in Tobacco Control to smoking is an ethical one. But because we have no shared system of ethics, or any accompanying … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 25 Comments

The Cancer Metastasizes

Tobacco companies are warning other companies what’s coming down the track:   MT popped along to the unimaginatively-titled International Food & Drink Event this week, a giant trade fair at London’s ExCel, where supermarket buyers trawl for the next big … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 45 Comments

Regulating The Regulators

H/T Smokingscot, who yesterday drew attention to an interesting piece in Anti-THR Lies by astrophysicist Roberto A Sussman, written in response to a recent editorial – Blog Fog – in Tobacco Control magazine, in which the editors stated that they would … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 30 Comments

Wait Until The War Is Over

I think that, in years to come, there will be an entire literature devoted to the Global War on Smoking, and the smoking bans that came with it, much in the same way that there is an entire literature surrounding … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 33 Comments

The 280th Day

I remain unconvinced that Theresa May actually is going to invoke Article 50 next Wednesday, 29 March 2017, and thereby start the process whereby Britain leaves the EU. Her reason for not invoking it right now was recently given as: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 32 Comments