March 29, 2011

Seven years on, it’s time to review the smoking ban

Today marks the anniversary of the introduction of the smoking ban in Ireland, so seven years on, what are the highlights of this draconian legislation? First, […]
March 24, 2011

Where your money goes

Nosing around old files in an external hard drive, I came across the following article which I must have copied, pasted and saved from one of […]
March 22, 2011

The devil is in the detail

Every time I read a ‘shock horror’ piece on smoking, citing research to back up some wild claim, I tend to follow it up. I have […]
March 17, 2011

Money talks, but not to tobacco control

As a smoker for over 40 years (I started young), I cannot remember encountering smuggled cigarettes until recently. It begs the question, why would sections of […]
March 14, 2011

They want to “help” us but actions speak louder than words

I was wondering how to celebrate No Smoking Day last week when a friend in town gave me a pouch of what he said was expensive […]