The swivel-eyed anti-tobacco lobby have, for decades, financed fantasy 'science' to 'prove' their many wild hysterical theories.
In recent years, they have also increasingly employed 'science by press release' as a method of evading the inconvenience of actually debating their make-believe alarmist theories. Even more recently, the press releases have actually begun to contain no science whatsoever.
However, it would now seem that empty-headed anti-smoking fucktards have decided that no evidence at all should be required.
In the report stages of the Holyrood proposal to hide tobacco displays, Dr Richard Simpson (BMA, Royal College of Physicians) came out with this stunning opinion.
The fact that we do not have all the evidence is not a reason not to have such a ban
To put that another way, Simpson believes that a law which would cost every Scottish convenience store owner in the region of £1,000 according to government regulatory impact assessments, should be passed without a shred of evidence that it will do any good.
What Simpson wants, he must get. Screw you if you wish to object.
And the Holyrood Committee fell for it!
Just to remind you, as it would appear very relevant in the wake of this week's Sun headlines. Dr Simpson