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Christopher Snowdon is an author, journalist and researcher who focuses on lifestyle freedoms,prohibition and dodgy statistics. He is a research fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs, writes for
, and regularly appears on TV and radio discussing social and economic issues.He wrote
Velvet Glove, Iron Fist: A History of Anti-Smoking
The Spirit Level Delusion
(2010). His most recent book is
The Art of Suppression: Pleasure, Panic and Prohibition since 1800
(2011) which looks at the prohibition of alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Born in North Yorkshire, he nowlives with his wife and daughter in Sussex.
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