Smoking

24 March 2016

Scotland’s smoking ban: mourning personal choice

The ban, introduced 10 years ago, was just the start of an assault on our everyday freedoms.

23 March 2016

Treating mental-health patients as lesser beings

A psychiatric nurse on the cruelty of hospital smoking bans.

17 March 2016

Vapers just wanna have fun

There’s much more to vaping than harm reduction.

21 October 2015

Smoked out of the public square

Outdoor smoking bans are not only illiberal – they can be cruel too.

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.