Lifestyle Economics

Nanny doesn’t know best


In the Media

IEA research referenced in the Law Society Gazette


Matthew Lesh writes for City AM

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Daily Telegraph

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon was quoted in The Daily Telegraph on the creeping prohibition of tobacco:

Chris Snowdon, head of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs said: “The infantilisation of young adults needs to stop. 

“If people are old enough to vote, they are old enough to spend their money as they wish. With this policy proposal coming at a time when anti-smoking campaigners are calling for the smoking age to be raised again, we are in danger of creating a two-tier society in which young adults have fewer rights than older people. No doubt it will be alcohol next.”

Read the full article here.