Monthly Archives: September 2011

The damage of the smoking ban to the economy.

Here are some figures published by the British Beer and Pub Association from July 2009 on how pub closures affect the British economy, it makes grim reading. ¬†After 4 years of the smoking ban 100,000 people have lost their jobs, … Continue reading

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The State of North Dakota in 2003 considered illegalising tobacco, what was anti tobacco’s stance?

One may have thought their reaction would be of uncontrolled glee, the next logical step, a chance to rid the world of the evil weed? Alas no. Republican Representative Wes Belter, chairman of the Finance and Taxation Committee,¬†told the House … Continue reading

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