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40 Years of Hurt

Simon Clark has been promoting a new report: 40 Years of Hurt: The hyper-regulation of smokers 1979-2019. “What began decades ago as a legitimate public health campaign to educate people about the risks of smoking has become a moral crusade … Continue reading

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Another Slowly Mounting Civil War

Smoking Lamp has drawn attention to this: One of the upsides of living in France is enjoying a drink or something to eat on one of the many café terraces, and be it sunny or rainy, smokers are always part … Continue reading

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Slowly Mounting Civil War

In a comment, Joe L wrote: The city of Dayton, Ohio has announced it will no longer hire anyone who uses tobacco or vapes. [Coincidentally, there was a mass shooting outside a bar in Dayton last night. I doubt it … Continue reading

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Globalism Means Global Smoking Bans

Breitbart: Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has vowed his Brexit Party will “replace the British Conservative Party” if Boris Johnson betrays Brexit. Speaking to Breitbart News editor-in-chief Alex Marlow on his SiriusXM Patriot radio show, Mr Farage traced much of Britain’s current … Continue reading

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Maximum Contention

It seems to be a feature of blogging that most days there’s a steady stream of readers, and then one day there’s a flood of them. It’s the same with rivers: my banner image shows the river Severn in flood. … Continue reading

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No Different Today Than It Was Back Then

I was reading yesterday about the plans that the Irish government has for the Irish people: Drivers will be forced off the roads in Ireland and the population packed into “higher density” cities under a long-awaited climate plan which will … Continue reading

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Monstrous Lies

A couple of days ago I drew attention to the hatred of smokers implicit in the title of an article written by Deborah Arnott in January 2007: Don’t hate the Smoker. It begins: In the BMJ today it’s argued that smokers should … Continue reading

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