Smoking

20 August 2015

Anti-smoking zealots are censoring reality

Denormalisation strategies are curtailing our everyday freedoms.

15 June 2015

The fag-end of poverty politics

Authoritarian ‘sin taxes’ are making the poor poorer.

9 June 2015

Vaping bans: irrational and illiberal

The crackdown on e-cigs threatens more than smokers’ health.

11 March 2015

Plain packs: an attack on intellectual property

Today’s parliamentary vote on plain packs for cigs needs to consider some actual facts.

17 February 2015

The madness of the war on e-cigs

Corruption and distorted facts are driving the clampdown on vaping.

19 January 2015

Health zealots have taken over the asylum

Plans to ban smoking in a mental-health facility reek of illiberal cruelty.

10 September 2014

How anti-tobacco researchers cook the evidence

It’s called ‘research’, but investigations into Big Tobacco are increasingly a moral activity.