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Using e-cigarettes in enclosed public spaces should be banned, demands a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) – Andrew Allison disagrees.
The warning and packaging issue is not going away, but promises to get worse, writes Bill Jamieson
Our later bank-holiday weekend round-up of unusual or obscure reporting from blogs, websites and newspapers – stories in no particular order…
Further examples of our crazy, crazy world as we report on yet more absurd bullying and some good news from Burger King…
John Burton asks if we are still reaping from the belief in interventionism that was sown in August 1914.
The government values your life at £60k a year. Or is it £30k or some other random evidence free number? Chris Oakley investigates.
Health warnings on wine bottles? Andrew Allison rejects the slippery slope to more and more infantile warnings.
Why can’t Britain be like Italy where tolerance and common sense towards smokers are still the norm, asks Pat Nurse
The credulity of the nation is stretched further as the hubbub of climate scaremongering gets ever more persistent, says Simon Hills.
Will the Welsh government listen to the latest advice on e-cigarettes? Andrew Allison has his doubts.
Brian Monteith explains how cocktail cigarettes are quietly being banned without any parliamentary debate or scrutiny – unless people stand up and make a fuss.
Must read commentary from blogs, websites and newspapers that aims to keep you up-to-date and entertained – stories in no particular order…