Despite public health campaigners coming round to the benefits of e-cigarettes, mixed-messaging is still discouraging people from switching.
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Millions are spent on anti-smoking campaigners – while the most effective way to quit is being undermined.
In Hammersmith and Fulham, for example, the cost works out at £55,571 for each smoker who quit.
Hundreds if not thousands of pubs have disappeared because the people who used to enjoy a drink and a smoke together have gone elsewhere or stayed at home.
Staff should be allowed to vape at their desks.
A flourishing illegal market hurts public services, businesses, and communities across the country, which suffer when criminals are allowed to flourish by poor public policy.
New research reveals that a majority of the public believe anti-smoking measures have already gone far enough or too far.
I quiz David Davis. I speak for freedom. And: I will not back down over our book about Hillsborough by Norman Bettison.
Higher duty is pushing smokers into the arms of smugglers and organised crime.
Corner shops are being driven out of business as the black market in tobacco booms.
Aside any concerns about individual choice, it will undermine small shops and do little to hinder black marketeers.
Only ten years ago we’d have been mid-table, but since 2007 single-issue campaigners have struck a string of blows against lifestyle freedom.
There are liberal-minded left-wingers on the right side of the fight for freedom, and patrician Tories on the wrong.
Having Freedom of Information law follow public funds into the third sector is welcome, but the Government must stop paying to lobby itself.
By compelling us to extend our lives, the public health lobby is priming the real time bomb beneath the NHS: our ageing population.