May 30, 2011

Another inconvenient truth

In preparation for a debate with Dr Brian Maurer of ASH on the topic of the New York outdoor ban on smoking (Highland Radio, Donegal, last […]
May 23, 2011

What if … Obama reached into his pocket for his cigarettes?

President Obama walked through his ancestral home of Moneygall in Tipperary just now. He shook hands and chatted with the locals before nipping into the local […]
May 19, 2011

Won’t get fooled again – but we do, over and over again

The latest research to further marginalise smokers was released a week ago and it originates in Ireland. Dr Imran Sulaiman, pulmonology resident at Galway University Hospitals, […]
May 17, 2011

Fat’s life – cost of cigarettes and alcohol outweighed by junk food

The war on smoking always comes down to money one way or another. If our detractors are not trying to make our tobacco more expensive, they […]
May 11, 2011

Amend the smoking ban to attract more visitors

It’s good news that our new Government has decided to try to attract more tourists to visit our country. Tourism can be viewed as an export […]