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Order, order, the question is to vape or not to vape...

Tuesday November 25, 2014

Will Speaker Bercow set the wrong example on e-cigarettes, asks Andrew Allison

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Review of the week ending 23 November

Tuesday November 25, 2014

Our latest round-up of obscure or unusual reporting from blogs, websites and newspapers – stories in no particular order…

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Bullies’ bulletin issue #34

Further examples of our mad, mad world as we report on banning the sale of tobacco, smoking at football, Nanny State becoming a brand, plastic bags, and saggy pants…

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Breaking news in London: Ban fatties from parks

Simon Hills takes the plea to ban smoking in parks to its logical conclusion…

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Review of the week ending 16 November

Our latest round-up of some of the best reporting from blogs, websites and newspapers – stories in no particular order…

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We need more organisations like FOREST

After the 35th birthday bash of FOREST, Brian Monteith argues we need more campaign groups like it to defend consumer choice against public health

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Officialdom's view about freedom is blinkered

Officialdom’s view of freedom is governed by its own interests, not ours, says Peter Lloyd.

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Review of the week ending 9 November

Our latest round-up of unusual or obscure reporting from blogs, websites and newspapers – with a Halloween flavour…

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Bonfire of some quangos long overdue

Andrew Allison looks at how the Equalities Commission is wasting time and money on ridiculous posturing.

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Who dunnit to WHO?

Chris Oakley considers how the World Health Organisation has lost sight of its mission and become religiously extreme about tobacco.

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The dark side of tobacco control

In Simon Clark’s book Brian Monteith finds the background to how tobacco controllers duck and dive to get their way.

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China: smoking out the nanny state

If the war on tobacco is driving you to distraction you should visit smoker-friendly China, writes Ruari Clark.