“When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.”
December 2012: Euro Parliament moves to effectively ban e-cigarettes
December 2012: EU plans tougher tobacco health warnings
Now get this –
13 March 2012: Euro Parliament votes to subsidise tobacco farmers
Next will come the mega-health warnings followed by a multi-million euro anti-smoking campaign, paid for the sucker taxpayers who are forced to subsidise tobacco farmers in the first place and, always of course, more and more taxes.
Truly, government is insanity.