5 January 2007

Sex at 16 - but no smoking afterwards

Read spiked editor Mick Hume's columns in The Times (London) this week.

7 November 2006

Nursing a grudge against smokers

The increasing intolerance of smoking by health workers is manipulative and moralistic, argues a London-based nurse.

30 March 2006

Gone in a puff of smoke

A report from Edinburgh on the last night of legal smoking.

21 February 2006

The stigma of smoking

As the smoker has become a pariah, sufferers from lung cancer have become the lepers of the twenty-first century.

16 February 2006

Smoking out the facts

The ban on public smoking is justified as a measure to protect workers from second-hand smoke. But how big is the risk?

23 December 2005

No room at the inn for smokers

...or even in their own homes, if health officials have their way.

7 December 2005

The winds of illiberalism blow through Chicago

From our man in the Windy City: the latest place to ban smoking in public.

24 June 2005

The fag-end of public policy

The Department of Health consultation on a public smoking ban is Kafkaesque nonsense.

24 February 2005

Choice, liberty and the evil weed

Smoking is not a cause - but anti-smoking has become a crusade.

1 February 2005

Healthier in lungs, poorer in spirit

A non-smoking New Yorker misses the illicit, adult camaraderie of smoke-filled bars.