Lifestyle Economics

Outdoor smoking ban an attack on liberty by ‘puritanical busybodies’


In the Media

IEA research cited in The Times Scotland

In the Media

Christopher Snowdon writes for The Telegraph

Christopher Snowdon features in the Daily Express

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon featured in a Daily Express article condemning plans to make Oxfordshire a smoke-free county with smoking in public places like beer gardens and outdoor restaurant tables prohibited.

Christopher wrote: “We might dislike smoking, but we dislike puritanical busybodies and meddling bureaucrats even more” adding, “The nanny statists responsible for this proposal must have a tin ear if they think there is an appetite for more bossy infringements of liberty and business-destroying edicts in the name of public health.

Read the full article here.