Monthly Archives: November 2012

Shisha: Standing Shoulder to Shoulder

In this week’s magazine ‘The Commentator’, F2C Chairman Dave Atherton has written a thoughtful article on the plight of Shisha bars and their customers under the smoking ban, called ‘Multiculturalism we all might enjoy, but they won’t let us’. The … Continue reading

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Lonely Britain: ‘the fastest growing health problem’.

It seems that Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is launching an initiative to investigate the problem of loneliness amongst elderly people. We at F2C welcome Government recognition of this issue and hope that particular attention is paid to the loss of … Continue reading

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A Taxing Problem

 Finally  someone in the House of Commons  has woken up to the fact legislation on tobacco tax (and indeed plans for plain packaging) have serious drawbacks. The main reason that people resort to buying tobacco on the black market is … Continue reading

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The WHO harms African babies

 They keep telling us that smoking is the world’s biggest preventable cause of premature death. No it’s not. Starvation, poverty, and infectious diseases are. This latest article by the Chairman of F2C, Dave Atherton, in The Commentator points out the … Continue reading

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Brandy for the Parson, Baccy for the Clerk

Brandy for the Parson, ‘Baccy for the Clerk; Them that asks no questions isn’t told a lie – Watch the wall, my darling, while the Gentlemen go by. Welcome to November. We’ve now finished with the antis’ Stoptober and the … Continue reading

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