Despite the iron fist with which the Tobacco Control industry intimidates any and all dissent against its prohibitionist agenda honest researchers cannot be silenced or dissuaded from seeking the truth. Such is the case in a study that Dr. Gagliano highlights here. Research into various types of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cancer and the role of environmental tobacco smoke produced conclusions that make anti-tobacco very unhappy. That’s good news for integrity and good news for those who despair that the whole research apparatus is totally corrupt. The result of the particular study should be of no surprise to any readers of FORCES who over the years have seen that anti-tobacco has not, can not and will not been able to prove that secondhand smoke poses any health risk to anyone.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."