May 27, 2015

Formaldehyde is everywhere!

Formaldehyde is a class-A carcinogen, or cancer-causing in humans. Naturally a cigarette is dripping with the stuff, or so I’m told. But in the case of […]
May 26, 2015

What’s the answer to noise and obesity? Quit smoking!

Last month Dr Donal O’Shea made the headlines when he claimed that obesity was a far larger problem than smoking with the potential to be even […]
May 19, 2015

Not so precious children

Two weeks ago Stubbs Reilly moaned that children were being used as pawns in the debate on gay marriage. The next day, in the Irish Times, […]
May 18, 2015

The economics of smoking

The price of smoking has been consistently used against us. Adding ridiculous tax to the base price of tobacco is a tool used to force, marginalize […]
May 6, 2015

Tolerance is offensive

I was invited to speak on Spin FM recently on the topic of smoking in cars with children present. “Sure that’s old hat, John,” I hear […]