Opinion Ian O'Doherty

Tuesday 16 October 2018

New smoking ban in mental health units is just cruel

Ashes to ashes: Taking away what may well be mental health patients' last bit of pleasure is an extraordinary act of ideological bullying
Ashes to ashes: Taking away what may well be mental health patients' last bit of pleasure is an extraordinary act of ideological bullying
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Well, they're at it again. Chipping away, sneering, demeaning and wallowing in their own misplaced sense of moral superiority, the anti-smoking zealots are once more on the march.

Some of the latest suggestions are just daft and unenforceable, and one is actually cruel.

So, first the cruel.

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