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Derangement

Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain ended today, and then, after visiting Ireland, he’s going to Normandy for the D-Day 75th anniversary. He brought with him the full Trump Derangement Syndrome, of course, because it follows him wherever he goes. … Continue reading

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Anthropogenic Pulmonary Warming

These days I spend much of my time constructing computer simulation models of ice ages. It’s not possible to do the same with tobacco smoke in lungs. And that’s because there’s a big difference between tobacco smoke alarmism and carbon … Continue reading

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Hooray! A third of NHS hospitals still allow smoking

Hat tip to Smoking Lamp for this: Almost a third of NHS hospitals in England still allow smoking on their premises, according to an official report. Health chiefs have called for hospitals across the country to stop people from lighting … Continue reading

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A Lost Opportunity

Last night in the Smoky Drinky Bar Bucko drew attention to an article about World No Tobacco Day. In it there was a remarkable sentence: Every year on May 31 smokers have the opportunity to kick their bad habit, with … Continue reading

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Stuck

Something Piers Corbyn said, that I mentioned yesterday: ‘How come there haven’t been any basic new ideas in physics since Einstein?’ He said he thought that academia had become corrupted. And people just carried on thinking in the same way, … Continue reading

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So Smoking Doesn’t Cause Lung Cancer

Daily Mail:: 6,000 Brits who have never smoked die of lung cancer annually, with rates rising Scientists say non-smokers will overtake smokers among sufferers in a decade Clearly it’s not just smoking that causes lung cancer, if more and more … Continue reading

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The Disease of Antismoking

About 6½ minutes into her interview of Dmitry Kosyrev, Emily Wieja asked him if he thought that scaremongering about tobacco was a Western idea. And Dmitry agreed that this “ugly example” was “a Western disease.” He’s quite right, of course. … Continue reading

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