Christopher Snowdon

Christopher Snowdon is the head of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He is the author of Killjoys, Selfishness, Greed and Capitalism, The Art of Suppression: Pleasure, Panic and Prohibition Since 1800, The Spirit Level Delusion, and, Velvet Glove, Iron Fist. You can find him tweeting at @cjsnowdon

Another brick in the “public health” fortress of unreality

There is no great risk of oral cancer among vapers

A new case will decide if prohibitionism in the name of public health constitutes a philosophical belief under the Equality Act

To have a law does not mean that it will be respected

People have short memories about the MMR scare

It implies that there is no particular need to panic

There is no good evidence that adverts for alcohol increase consumption

Want to be poorer and less free? Do we have an ideology for you

A trip down the medical memory lane

People are not going to buy a product they don’t like