December 21, 2011

Heading for a ban?

SHOCK, HORROR!!!!! The Health Section of the Irish Independent this month is reporting a danger to health that appears is not caused by smoking (GASP). According […]
December 19, 2011

UNICEF rings the alarm bells

If like me, you are the long suffering parent of two brats, or, “our precious children” as the healthists like to call them, then you will […]
December 15, 2011

Keeping us on the booze

Sometimes the morning papers can have a little nugget hidden away, particularly when the economy headlines every section. This little ditty caught my attention. It’s unbelievable […]
December 14, 2011

The customs lot is not a happy one

I can’t help feeling sorry for the Gardai & Customs officials in their battle against the cigarette smugglers. Persistent lobbying by the so-called charities has led […]
December 9, 2011

Making an ass of the law

In New York, the capital city of anti-tobacco fanaticism, a story of cock-a-snook spirit. One tobacconist has got round the high tax in cigs by selling […]