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Public health zealots want to put alcohol in plain packaging. We can’t afford to listen to them

Two months ago the government made plain packaging of tobacco products mandatory. Now Dr. Judith Mackay, an advisor to the…

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At last Britain is pushing the WHO to reform. It’s sorely needed

This year marks the end of an era for the World Health Organisation: its director-general for a decade, Margaret Chan,…

E-cigarettes above Ebola? How the WHO lost the plot

How do you deal with a man who likens himself to Hitler, describes the murder of children as ‘collateral damage’,…

Britain must speak up for e-cigarettes — the health of the world’s smokers depends on it

Last week Public Health England announced that fewer people than ever are smoking in England (less than 17 per cent).…

Very hot drinks ‘probably’ cause cancer so leave that tea to cool off

Very hot drinks ‘probably’ cause oesophageal cancer, according to the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer. The…