Tag Archives: smoking ban

Posted Without Comment

Posted without comment. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-54328466 The Welsh Government plans to ban smoking in playgrounds by March. Smoking on the touchlines at children’s football matches is being banned by the Football Association of Wales. Health Minister Vaughan Gething praised the ban by … Continue reading

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Killjoy Moral Crusaders

Taking :Liberties: A leading Labour-run council has banned staff from smoking at their desks if they are working from home, in what campaigners say is an emerging “moral crusade” by local authorities against tobacco lovers. Hammersmith and Fulham council, which … Continue reading

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A Marginalized and Underrepresented Population

Steve Turley on new Oscars guidelines: The first requirement includes hiring “at least one of the lead actors or significant supporting actors” that belongs to a marginalized population… Similarly, 30% or fewer “secondary or more minor roles” must be occupied … Continue reading

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The Supremacy of Public Health

Apparently you’re a Nazi if you protest against the official Coronavirus narrative in Germany: On Wednesday, three days before the demo, having successfully whipped the New Normal masses up into a state of wide-eyed panic over the imminent neo-Nazi invasion, the … Continue reading

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They’ll Never Stop

Antismoking zealots are idealists trying to create an ideal world. It’s what all idealists everywhere are always trying to do. It’s what all progressives everywhere are always trying to do. And that’s why they’ll never go away. They’ll just carry … Continue reading

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No Pictures Posing With Hats

No pictures posing with hats??? Whatever next? It’s a new hieroglyphic language: crossed red circles around depictions of prohibited acts. One day the 10 Commandments will be translated into it. Or maybe the 10 Commandments will be replaced by a … Continue reading

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When Trust Has Gone

Headline 1: Covid vaccine: A QUARTER of Brits could refuse to take coronavirus jab as docs warn of ‘selfish’ delay to lockdown end Headline 2: ‘People think Covid-19 is political scheme or conspiracy theory’ Is anyone surprised? Is anyone surprised … Continue reading

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The Killjoys Delighted

Tom Utley: Which brings me back to this Wednesday afternoon, when I walked the dog down the hill — and saw, to my delight, that our local had reopened at last. Inside, there were four staff members but not a … Continue reading

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Suppressed Anger

On the Forest webinar yesterday somebody made the point that with the current UK lockdown everybody is now experiencing what smokers have been experiencing for the past 13 years: all pubs and restaurants and cafes have been closed to them. … Continue reading

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Two Good Things

Good to see Laurence Fox actually drinking a beer and smoking a cigarette. … Also good to hear a non-smoker who doesn’t like what’s being done to smokers. The shameful history of the anti-smoking crusade Jacob Grier doesn’t like cigarettes. … Continue reading

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