End the war on smokers
Marc Glendening writes for Conservative Home
Christopher Snowdon writes in The Spectator
Outlining the extent of the government’s crackdown on cigarettes, Christopher wrote:
“A pack of cigarettes costs £13, you can’t smoke them anywhere except outdoors and in private dwellings, they haven’t been advertised for 20 years, they are hidden behind shutters in shops and have been in beige packaging with gruesome photographs since 2017.”
Christopher urged the new Health Secretary to go no further, arguing:
“Having exhausted every sensible idea to deter people from smoking – and several half-mad ones – we have surely reached the point at which the individual’s right to choose is respected. My body, my choice, as they say.”
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