Petition for you to Sign: Tobacco giant is attempting to dictate health policies in Uruguay

So here is the story (I’ve stolen the following text from the Wikipedia page all about this) … on 19 February 2010, when the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International filed a complaint against Uruguay.[1] The company complains that Uruguay’s anti-smoking legislation devalues its cigarette trademarks and investments in the country and is suing Uruguay for compensation under the bilateral … Read morePetition for you to Sign: Tobacco giant is attempting to dictate health policies in Uruguay

Yet another good reason that the UK public smoking ban was a really good move

The BBC reports today that there has been a sharp fall in the number of children admitted to hospital with severe asthma since the introduction of smoke-free legislation in England. The actual study that reports this add to the rising evidence that the legislation was a really good health move. If I recall correctly, one of the … Read moreYet another good reason that the UK public smoking ban was a really good move

Smoking and Alzheimers, cause or cure? – debunking the myths

Does smoking cause or cure Alzheimer’s? There is a great deal of confusion in this area and a sufficient degree of fuzziness to allow those who do smoke to feel sure that they can cite this one benefit as a reason not to quit, but is it really true? Here is a link to a … Read moreSmoking and Alzheimers, cause or cure? – debunking the myths