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24-06-2011, 22:44
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Peter Guillam argues here (http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jun/24/ban-electronic-cigarettes-smokers) that calls to ban electronic cigarettes reflect a deep-rooted prejudice against smokers and our death-denying culture. In the Guardian, of all places. “You will see in the thread below vitriolic comments about smokers being disgusting, revolting, even sub-human; for smokers are now fair game for just about any sort of abuse,” he says. It seems that stigmatising smokers is the new fashionable prejudice. Read the full article.

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