Monthly Archives: October 2017

Standers And Sitters

I was wondering this morning how smoking bans might have been introduced without using top-down legislative control. It might have been quite easy. You could have just allowed pubs and restaurants to go ‘smoke-free’ if they wanted to. In Devon, … Continue reading

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The Political Hit Parade

A couple of days ago I wrote that the smoking issue was the Number One political issue in my life, and had been for the past 10 years and more. That puts me pretty much out on my own (present … Continue reading

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One Single Complaint

Hat tip Nisakiman: If it’s your health the St. Paul City Council is worried about, then they apparently will have to take under consideration banning, at your gas station, Air Heads Xtremes Sweetly Sour Candy Rainbow Berry. We can’t get those … Continue reading

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Most of Trump’s Supporters Smoke?

Via Audrey Silk a few days back: According to analysts with Cowen Washington Research Group, New York, most of President Trump’s supporters smoke. Of 25 states with the highest smoking rates, 23 voted for Trump in the 2016 election. Statistically, … Continue reading

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Attaining Self-Mastery

Stanton Glantz: Cigarette smokers with high levels of psychological distress are often heavy smokers, and thus identified as a “hard core” group who are less willing or able to quit than other smokers. However, a study by UC San Francisco … Continue reading

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On The Beach Again

Reported in comments, this from California: Smokers will continue to be able to light up at state beaches and parks after Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Friday that would have banned smoking in both those places. In his veto … Continue reading

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Mounting Chaos

ZeroHedge: Before Las Vegas Police unveiled the latest “narrative change” during a Monday press conference, it was believed that Campos had been shot after the rampage, not before. With this news, we have learned that the police investigation has descended … Continue reading

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