Too damn funny. A prohibitionist by any other name… They just can’t help themselves, always gotta be peeking out the window worried about what other people are doing. It must suck to have a brain that works like that. They should medicate ’em to soothe their meddling/suffering.
This body informed peers that drinking should be subject to many of the same prohibitions as smoking.
It is demanding legislation to impose new restraints on marketing alcoholic drinks, an end to sponsorship of sport by drinks companies, and a blanket ban on representatives from the drinks industry attending meetings civil servants.
It is tempting to dismiss these demands as preposterous. This would be most unwise. The anti-smoking lobby has proved extremely effective in recent years – and its most recent success is the announcement of the closure of the JTI Gallaher plant in Northern Ireland, resulting in the loss of more than 800 jobs.