Tag Archives: Tobacco Control

And Now the Storm-Blast Came

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: And now the STORM-BLAST came, and he Was tyrannous and strong: He struck with his o’ertaking wings, And chased us south along. In this verse the storm is a tyrannical winged man. He might … Continue reading

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Not Coming To Their Senses

Chris Snowdon asks: Is the USA coming to its senses on e-cigarettes (and cigarettes)? It seems that it’s Donald Trump who may have come to his senses. President Donald Trump has reversed plans to ban flavoured e-cigarettes amid a national … Continue reading

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Monstrous Certainties

The world seems to be full of people who know what’s good for everybody else. Tobacco Control is just one example of it. The people in Tobacco Control all share the belief that Smoking Kills, and that stopping smoking is … Continue reading

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The Plans Always Go Wrong

I hate making plans. Plans are like straitjackets. They constrain you to doing something or other for a certain period of time. It’s like going to prison. But if I make plans for myself, I can at least abandon the … Continue reading

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The Control Freaks Benefit Only Themselves

Continuing with control freaks, a little Idle Theory: In Idle Theory people are seen as part busy, part idle. And someone who lives a 33% idle life, has one third of their life as time in which they are free … Continue reading

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Why Are They All Such Control Freaks?

It never ends. From the comments: 64% of adults support smoking being banned in all cars This isn’t about health. This is about control. These people want to control other people. The clue is in the second word in the … Continue reading

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Stop The Scaremongering

Leaving Brexit aside. Huffington Post: Sir David Attenborough has lauded teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg, praising her “passion” and “insight”. The veteran broadcaster is currently gearing up to unveil his new show Seven Worlds, One Planet, which explores the differences in … Continue reading

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