February 22, 2011

Oral sex greater risk than tobacco?

Those of us involved in opposing the de-normalisation of smoking are constantly frustrated by what we know is errant nonsense, presented as solid fact by those […]
February 17, 2011

The cost of a tobacco-free society

Yesterday morning I did an interview with Mid-West Radio in Mayo. I was reading the Irish Examiner online when they phoned and, coincidentally, they wanted to […]
February 15, 2011

Smokers are voters too

The big news today is that Forest Eireann is launching its manifesto. Our document will go to the usual media outlets and we believe it reflects […]
February 14, 2011

Compliance and the death of the rural pub

On Friday Joe Duffy’s Liveline (RTE 1 Radio) continued its discussion about the crippling rises in public rates. There were owners of bakeries, shops and hotels […]
February 11, 2011

Smoking cessation: another failure to report

In the summer of last year I rang a smoking cessation quitline, purely for research purposes, you understand. There was an item on the morning radio […]