Simon Chapman

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Name: Simon Chapman
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The scream test

In the field of public health they have something called the 'scream test'. This says that you know that a policy will work if the industry involved kicks up a big fuss and complains. It is assumed that anything that annoys or damages the industry must ... [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

What if nobody smoked?

In Australia and around the world, campaigners believe the end could be in sight for tobacco use. Ten years ago, this would have been a laughable idea to ponder. Ten years ago, one-quarter of men and one-fifth of women were smokers.Now, about 16% of adult ... [Published Australian Doctor - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Absolutely fabulous – again!

Jennifer Saunders will follow in the footsteps of Absolutely Fabulous co-star Joanna Lumley with a star turn at this year’s Borders Book Festival.Saunders will be announced as one of the stars of the 2014 Brewin Dolphin-sponsored event, when the programme ... [Published Southern Reporter - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

company offers high praise for cool customer

LARGE businesses in Burton have been biting the proverbial bullet with some encouragement from Mace Air and carried out an Air Condition Energy Assessment (ACEA) on their air-conditioning systems.Required by law these inspections, under the Energy Performance ... [Published Burton Mail - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Au Makes ‘Plain Packaging’ Debate Obscure with Lack of Data

AustraliaHowever, the country brings 'Plain Packaging' debate in obscurity with lack of data, Reuters reports.With the ongoing debate on whether the plain packaging does provoke significant change and is worth being followed by other countries, it is ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

New Ops Director at Lodge Service

01/04/2014: Lodge Service has appointed Trevor Turner as Director of Operations. He has almost 35 years’ experience working with both security technology and manned guarding services across retail and distribution sectors as well as the financial services ... [Published Retail Fraud - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

University of Nottingham Professor wins lifetime achievement...

Professor Jane Seymour has been given a lifetime achievement award for her work in end of life care.The nurse has been based at the University of Nottingham since 2005 leading the Sue Ryder Centre for Palliative and End of Life Care Studies, following ... [Published Nottingham Post - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

A Prayer for Those Who Debate E-Cigarettes

I posted the other day about the research evidence on snus (Swedish snugg) and what it might teach us about the costs and benefits of E-cigarettes. I reviewed some conflicting data and suggested that there was some complexity to the issue, and that ... [Published The Reality-Based Community - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

As long as I’m poking the e-cig beast, read this

My TIE compatriots know that any time I write about e-cigs, I invite the wrath of a shockingly well organized twitter/email posse. Since I already caught their attention this morning, I thought I’d clean out my e-cig file in the interest of compressing ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Pollie Watch: More hot air from Sen Madigan

Yes 2 RenewablesVictorian Senator John Madigan (Democratic Labor Party) has alleged that Australia’s wind power generation sector is responsible for a health cover-up comparable to those perpetrated by the tobacco and asbestos industries – a claim which ... [Published Renew Economy - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Australia under plain packaging: legal sales up, illegal sales up

Well, this is awkward... Australia tobacco sales increase despite plain packaging Deliveries of tobacco to retailers in Australia rose slightly last year for the first time in at least five years, even after the introduction of plain packaging aimed ... [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: Tobacco, Australia, Illegal
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

For the record: correcting Simon Chapman

I wrote a short article/long letter to the British Medical Journal last month after they published Jonathan Gornall's conspiracy theory about minimum pricing. Some days later, Simon Fenton Chapman played the uninvited guest with an off-topic Rapid ... [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Mar 07 2014]

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Is satire a useful tool for climate change comm... [Published Crikey Media - 17 hours ago]
The scream test [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Apr 17 2014]
What ‘wind turbine syndrome’ tells us about the... [Published Renew Economy - Apr 15 2014]
What if nobody smoked? [Published Australian Doctor - Apr 14 2014]
Absolutely fabulous – again! [Published Southern Reporter - Apr 10 2014]
Royal Marine found guilty of murdering injured ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 10 2014]
company offers high praise for cool customer [Published Burton Mail - Apr 07 2014]
Au Makes ‘Plain Packaging’ Debate Obscure with ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Apr 04 2014]
Australia's cigarette plain packaging debate cl... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 03 2014]
Public health advocacy lessons from the solariu... [Published Crikey Media - Apr 01 2014]
New Ops Director at Lodge Service [Published Retail Fraud - Apr 01 2014]
University of Nottingham Professor wins lifetim... [Published Nottingham Post - Mar 27 2014]
A Prayer for Those Who Debate E-Cigarettes [Published The Reality-Based Community - Mar 26 2014]
Pollie Watch: More hot air from Sen Madigan [Published Renew Economy - Mar 26 2014]
As long as I’m poking the e-cig beast, read this [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Mar 25 2014]
Australia under plain packaging: legal sales up... [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Mar 24 2014]
Hospices triumph at the 2014 IJPN Awards [Published EHospice - Mar 21 2014]
The budget, minimum pricing and another silly c... [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Mar 19 2014]
Plain packs: where’s the evidence? [Published Spiked Online - Mar 19 2014]
For the record: correcting Simon Chapman [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Mar 07 2014]
No reliable evidence wind farms harm health, pe... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 24 2014]
Plain packaging for food [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Jan 28 2014]
EasyJet Q1 projection as Stelios plans to float... [Published Travel Weekly - Jan 20 2014]
The thin end of the wedge? Yes. [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Jan 14 2014]
Killer Marine A is told he 'increased the risk ... [Published Telegraph - Dec 06 2013]
The bravery of government [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Nov 25 2013]
Rise of the fake brands [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Nov 05 2013]
TIAG to Hold International Accounting Conferenc... [Published PRWeb - Oct 22 2013]
TAGLaw to Hold International Legal Conference i... [Published PRWeb - Oct 21 2013]
Crowdsourcing site Quotefish.com connects consu... [Published Silicon Republic - Oct 07 2013]
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The scream test [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Apr 17 2014]
In the field of public health they have something called the 'scream test'. This says that you know that a policy will work if the industry involved kicks up a big fuss and complains. It is assumed that anything that annoys or damages the industry must ...
A Prayer for Those Who Debate E-Cigarettes [Published The Reality-Based Community - Mar 26 2014]
I posted the other day about the research evidence on snus (Swedish snugg) and what it might teach us about the costs and benefits of E-cigarettes. I reviewed some conflicting data and suggested that there was some complexity to the issue, and that ...
As long as I’m poking the e-cig beast, read this [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Mar 25 2014]
My TIE compatriots know that any time I write about e-cigs, I invite the wrath of a shockingly well organized twitter/email posse. Since I already caught their attention this morning, I thought I’d clean out my e-cig file in the interest of compressing ...
Australia under plain packaging: legal sales up... [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Mar 24 2014]
Well, this is awkward... Australia tobacco sales increase despite plain packaging Deliveries of tobacco to retailers in Australia rose slightly last year for the first time in at least five years, even after the introduction of plain packaging aimed ...
The budget, minimum pricing and another silly c... [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Mar 19 2014]
A few of things that I have written beyond the confines of this blog...My response to Simon Chapman in the British Medical Journal apparently got buried at BMJ Towers so they asked me to send it again. It is now up as a (not so) Rapid Response here ...
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