Strange Bedfellows

Strange Bedfellows

There is an old adage that politics makes strange bedfellows. The E-cigarette debate in Australia has given a new twist to this with the Tobacco industry and Tobacco control effectively on the same side when it comes to people continuing to smoke. Sound bizarre? Well...
Death And Taxes

Death And Taxes

Words that can mean different things to different people are much loved by the political and chattering classes. It enables them to say something without having to actually define what they are saying. Terms like “fair” and “saving lives” are bandied about with not...
Vintage Signs And Non–Compliance

Vintage Signs And Non–Compliance

Lets start with some statements of the obvious. Firstly smoking is bad for your health. Second, you cannot purchase a product that is not in existence. And if a product is no longer made, it cannot be “advertised” because you cannot buy it. Last week saw just how far...