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Robert Innes

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All articles express my own opinion and do not necessarily reflect the Editor's view.

Smoking is Such Fun! But who is the victim here?

Today, on Facebook, someone added a video to my timeline. It was a gentleman reciting a ‘poem’ on smoking and smokers. The ‘poem’ went...

Hooked, Netted & Landed. A Smokers Story.

Early days: The run up to, and yes, the cause of the habit which has killed me. I am now sixty-eight years old. I want...

“A Gathering of Crows”

Aye, right! Sorry, but… vapers and the vaping fraternity are most certainly the objects of a CONSPIRACY. So what is a conspiracy? A dictionary definition...

Chewing the Cud

From mice to cows The Sun ‘newspaper’ has just released a story quoting from a study where the author conveniently forgets to mention that this...

Blindness Causes Smoking

Associate Professor Simone Dennis from the Australian National University (ANU) has, for a long time now, been looking at the effects, or rather, the...

Advice from Lancashire County Council: Well, not quite…

“Because we think it dangerous to walk blindfolded down a country lane, we suggest you do it on the motorway.” In an interesting turn of...

Should Accusing Vaping as being “Socially Unacceptable”, be Considered “Socially Unacceptable”...

There is a little ‘parable’ which has done the rounds, but in the context of what is to come, let me repeat the story. Not...

A “Perfect Storm for the Cassandra Reference.”

On the 29th of August 2015 Carl Phillips stated that his, “reading finds this (the 95% safer claim) a not-very-veiled stalking horse for medicalizing...

Good Lord! Done but not dusted.

The motion ‘requests’ that the TPD be annulled. The grounds for doing this, the motion states, are because of the fact that restrictions on...
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