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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

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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

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On The Banks Of The Volga

H/T MJM for this shocking video that I hadn’t seen before: It really demonstrates just how murderous Tobacco Control really is. I keep the Wall Of Hate (also the work of MJM) in my right hand margin. But the Wall … Continue reading

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Sitting On Emily’s Knee

Well, here it is. The interview. Although everyone seems to have seen it already. It actually seems much more polished than it did at the time. I thought I was mumbling, and not finishing my sentences. But in the video … Continue reading

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“What Can Smokers Do To Fight Back?”

Tobacco Control always presents itself as being on the side of the angels. They see themselves as knights in shining armour, riding out from their hilltop castle to fight and kill the smoke-belching dragon of tobacco. But the way I … Continue reading

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Do Not Resuscitate

A passage in a comment by Rhys last night came as a bit of a jolt. I hope Britain is better than Canada, because here paramedics won’t come into your house if you smoke. I hope so too. But I … Continue reading

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The Hermit On The Hill

Something I came across last week: Vivek Murthy, the surgeon general of the United States, has said many times in recent years that the most prevalent health issue in the country is not cancer or heart disease or obesity. It … Continue reading

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