The United Pro Choice
Smokers Rights Newsletter

October 28, 2005 Issue #352

"Dalton don't you fill me up with your rules, 'cause everybody knows that you're playing us for fools." (Listen to "Smokin' in Ontario")
Antismoking Extremists,
you should be ashamed of yourselves!

Why Anti-Smoking Campaign Dishonesty is Such a Problem and Why Tobacco-Free Kids is Largely Responsible. By Michael Siegel. highly unethical because it involves the use of youths without the possibility of their fully informed consent.
Another Misleading Public Claim This Time, a TobaccoScam Attempt to Discredit an Individual Who Opposes the Anti-Smoking View.
Antis Buy The Media. Media control regarding smoking bans... confirmed by the RWJF (Nicoderm) grant recipients. Mark Wernimont gets confirmation from Frank J. Chaloupka Ph.D. the Project Director, right down to the tone and coverage they expect from the media.
Newspaper reporter fired for unethical behavior. Jenner said the newspaper learned the quote attributed to a 10-year-old girl in the story was identical to one attributed to a 4-year-old girl in a recently published study of preschoolers' thoughts on smoking.
Antis steal our money with false claims. By Dave Kuneman. Are we to believe them, and their obviously false data sources again? Let's face it, some people will say anything for money.
Antis Lie. Case against secondhand smoke vanishes into thin air.
DA probes smoking ban mailing. Alderman alleges campaign finance violation, link to United Way.
Bloomberg Takes Tobacco Money. "Michael Bloomberg has taken hypocrisy and arrogance to a new level, even for him," said state Democratic Committee spokesman Blake Zeff.
PDC fines anti-smoke association. The American Lung Association of Washington has been fined $100 for bundling contributions to the campaign for a proposed statewide ban on indoor public smoking. "This is just the tip of the iceberg."
Floyd Locke found guilty. Awaits appeal in personal campaign.
Another Junk Study. Don't fall for them.
Smoking bans continue an assault on freedom. By Robert Levy. They represent prying, busybody government at its worst - regulations without any respect for property rights, foisted on the public by anti-tobacco zealots armed with pseudo-science.
Extortion inspiration. By Jacob Sullum. Yet the government's lawyers are the ones behaving like mobsters. Once you cut through the legalese, the message they're sending is clear: "Nice business you've got here. It would be a shame if something happened to it."

USA: UPS Agrees to End Cigarette Deliveries.

UK: Smoking ban in chaos after cabinet revolt. Ministers agree to a partial smoking ban.

From The International Mailbag:
The Canadian Smokers Rights Newsletter.
Canada: Doctors call on Ottawa to buy big tobacco outright and seeing that they are run in the public interest.
Finland: Restauranteurs nix full smoking ban.
Ireland: Are we getting simple?
Ireland: Ban for your porch?!
Singapore: Ban to be considered carefully.

From The USA Mailbag:
AL: State pressing Decatur for ban.
DC: No Action on Smoking Ban.
GA: Columbus Outside Ban.
IL: Hospital smoking bans update.
IL: DeKalb continues to mull over smoking ban.
KS: Bel Aire council split on smoking ban.
MD: Prince George County Restaurateurs.
MI: Senate is selling tobacco settlement.
MI: Lenawee County to hear proposed ban.
MN: Hennepin County to hold a hearing.
MN: Northwest Airlines to charge smoking workers.
MN: Write in Shegstad for city council ward 9.
NC: Gannett Will Sock Smoking Employees With Annual $600 Health Surcharge.
OH: Legal battles forecast.
PA: The faith leaders.
TX: Austin temporarily upheld ban.
TX: McAllen Update.
TX: Denton Update.
WI: Senate shelves smoke ban bill.
WI: Appleton schedules smoking ban referendum.
WV: Summers County Enforces Smoking Ban.
USA: Dirty Dealings At The EPA.

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