Full News Article Listing7th October 2014. Give Them An Inch
Give them an inch and they'll take a mile, our illustrious health zealots. Not content with discrimination against minorities who indulge in legitimate lifestyles, they want yet more! They want your employers to dictate your lifestyle cho ....27th September 2014. Something for Stoptober
I am a smoker: I've known love, I've known heartache, just like everyone else, yet I am allegedly different.
I am a smoker: I've made choices, some good, some bad, just like everyone else, yet I am allegedly different.
I a ....1st September 2014. F2C AGM 6 September in London
Freedom2Choose's AGM will be held this coming Saturday 6 September at the Pavilion End Pub, Watling Street, London, EC4M 9BR. The formal meeting (members only) starts at 2.00pm and will be very short, maybe 10-15 minutes. There will be in ....24th August 2014. Plain Packaging Greek-style
I've been smiling at the recent discussions in the UK about introducing plain packaging of tobacco products.
Not because I think it's a good idea: I think it's bollocks.
Not because it's based on decent ....27th June 2014. Prohibition Fever at the BMA
Al Capone's Ghost must be smiling and his successors laughing.
On the 24th June this year, the BMA voted to ban the sale of cigarettes (forever) to anyone born after the millennium. So in 2018 it would be illegal for an eighteen year ....27th April 2014. Electronic Cigarettes
Electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) which 10 years ago were in their infancy and now seem to ubiquitous with an estimated 2 million users in the UK alone. Whether you see them as potentially as tools to oppress smokers seems to have passed as e-ci ....5th April 2014. Plain packs
Politicians Steal Trademarks and Help Bootleggers
So Sir Cyril Chantler, a paediatrician fresh from a fact finding mission to Australia has recommended that plain packets of cigarettes are to be introduced. Health Mini ....14th March 2014. Tony Benn April 3rd 1925 - 14th March 2014
(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images – via London24)
Like him or loathe him Anthony Neil Wedgewood Benn was a one off in politics, formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate which he renounced to enter the House of Commons as an MP even ....4th March 2014. A Review of ’Unlucky Strike’
The facts should make society much more relaxed about smoking than it is. But prejudice and perverse incentives in the political and legal systems have pushed policy in the opposite direction. It's time for a re-think and a redress. Let ....26th February 2014. EU Politicians Trample on our Freedoms - the TPD
This time it is EU politicians trampling on our freedom. They have just passed the Tobacco Products Directive which will become law in 2 years time:
The EU Tobacco Products Directive rules include:
picture warnings must cover 65% .... <<
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