Is anywhere free from the anti-smoking lobby?   Leave a comment

First published for Spiked-Online in June 2009

This week, the new head of the UK Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Professor Terence Stephenson, suggested that adults should be banned from smoking in cars when accompanied by children under the age of 16. Following in the footsteps of Steve Ryan, medical director of Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool, Stephenson argued that: ‘You can’t inflict [smoking] on your colleagues any more. Why should we treat our children’s health as a lower priority?’ (1)

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Posted February 4, 2011 by suzydean in Freedom

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