Tag Archives: antismokers

My Way or the Highway

Caught in passing: …the celebrity signalled her distaste for the preferences and habits of the vast majority of ordinary Britons when asked: “what law would you change if you could?”. Responding, the millionaire vegetarian stated: “I would make smoking illegal and … Continue reading

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Trying To Swap Sides

I’ve been trying to get my head around the new Philip Morris ad (click to enlarge) that Dick Puddlecote is reporting: The gist of it is that, just like millions of people are (supposedly) trying to give up smoking cigarettes, … Continue reading

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The Scientific Scandal of Antismoking

I noticed that someone had posted this classic on Facebook. And thought I do the same. It’s always worth re-reading.   The Scientific Scandal of Antismoking By J. R. Johnstone, PhD (Monash) and P.D.Finch, Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Statistics (Monash) … Continue reading

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Two Pieces of Good News

There seems to be a surprising amount of good news around these days. The latest example: Local councils cut millions of pounds from stop-smoking services while investments in tobacco companies soar  …councils have nearly halved the money available to help … Continue reading

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Hot And Cold Potatoes

I was rather struck by something in a comment by Jax, written in response to something I’d written: I’ve never really understood why first David Cameron and then Theresa May have continued to support a smoking ban that most Conservative … Continue reading

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How I Started Smoking

A sentence in the Swedish article I was quoting from yesterday came back to mind: Smoking always starts as a social experiment, but the less people see smokers the less popular it will become. The antismoker who wrote this seemed … Continue reading

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