January 28, 2016

Keep calm and carry on

Out of the blue last night I was asked by 98FM in Dublin to come on a show hosted by Adrian Kennedy and Jeremy Dixon, “Dublin’s […]
January 22, 2016

Health and hostility: how the medical profession deals with smokers

The ICS tell us that ‘One third of Irish smokers are claiming to be unconcerned about being diagnosed with lung cancer‘. The 1,000 participants were a […]
January 18, 2016

Will the HIQA review be a help or a hindrance to e-cigarettes in Ireland?

The Department of Health has asked the health watchdog HIQA (Health Information and Quality Authority) to examine a variety of different smoking cessation treatments that are […]
January 14, 2016

Scrutiny of Irish Cancer Society finances long overdue

Smokers could be forgiven for harbouring ambiguous feelings towards the Irish Cancer Society. For years we’ve had to listen to their propaganda demonising us for enjoying […]