Lifestyle Economics

Health chiefs have gone too far with outdoor smoking ban


In the Media

Christopher Snowdon features in the Daily Express

Government and Institutions

Annabel Denham quoted in the Daily Express

Christopher Snowdon writes for The Telegraph

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has penned an op-ed for The Telegraph, condemning plans by health chiefs to impose outdoor smoking bans in counties across England.

Christopher argued: “Battered by lockdowns, the hospitality industry is unlikely to welcome a policy that encourages its customers to stay at home. Since there is no conceivable threat to health from outdoor second-hand smoke, and Britons have not yet descended to Californian levels of hypochondria, a ban offends our sense of fair play and tolerance“.

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