Monday, 8 August 2011

Another turn of the anti-smoker screw...


There is no health reason for it, we have litter laws but they still plan on doing it - yes, it's banning smoking in parks:

Bill Wearing, head of health and wellbeing at Cumbria Council, another authority considering a ban, said: ‘No one wants to see anyone smoking near children’s play areas. It is getting to a stage where people think it is socially unacceptable in parks.

‘Once it becomes socially unacceptable, it becomes a lot easier to bring in laws.’ 

So you see, dear reader, "denormalisation" is the prelude to prohibition.


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