The United Pro Choice
Smokers Rights Newsletter

November 25, 2005 Issue #356

"Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope... and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance."
Robert F. Kennedy
If you Care about the TOBACCO BUSINESS. By Luc Martial. A promising new conference seeks a meaningful response to ani-tobacco policy.

Michael Siegel. Part Two: Premature Conclusions from Pueblo: More Information and More Research Needed Before Taking this to the Public.
CHALLENGING DOGMA: The Anti-Smoking Agenda Justifies Itself.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy Success May Largely Be Due to Placebo Effect; Research Questions Pharmacotherapy as Basis for National Cessation Plan.

Michael Crichton Accepts Award from ACSH. Dr. Crichton was presented with an inscribed silver compass by ACSH president Dr. Elizabeth Whelan to symbolize the fact that "sound science will always lead us in the right direction, and only junk science can lead us astray."

Canada: MADD After Canadian Alcohol. Scotland Is after booze. MA: House approves Internet wine bill. More articles about alcohol. Is "Big Alcohol" paying attention? They should be.

Smokeout: Not as easy as ABC. By Brad Rodu and Jeff Stier. No look is truly comprehensive unless it provides American smokers with information on all options to quit.
Heat Treatment: Taking the Heat Off Smokeless? By Chris Bickers. It is always hard to predict trends in this business and even harder in a relatively small market like smokeless.
From The International Mailbag:

The Canadian Smokers Rights Newsletter.
Germany: Roller coasters raise risk.
Israel: Tobacco Advertising Is Legal.
NZ: Smokefree Coalition director resigns.
Scotland: Smoke free homes campaign.
UK: Hospital smoking ban is failing.
UK: Ted Tuppen speaks out.
USA: Should DVDs carry a smoke warning?
World Semantics: "Deferred Success" is new term for failure?

From The USA Mailbag:
AL: Opelika Update.
AZ: Tempe bar damage.
CA: Stupidest Exercises of Power.
DC: Flyer To Download.
GA: Gwinnett Update.
GA: Kennesaw bans smoking in parks.
GA: Barrow County-owned property update.
IA: Health groups push to ban in workplaces.
IL: Flyer To Download.
IL: Chicago smoking ban up in smoke?
IL: DuPage County Update.
IN: Carmel Partial Ban.
IN: Jeffersonville Update.
MD: Howard County Update.
MD: Smoking ban at issue in Baltimore.
MN: Diary Of A Disaster Updated.
NE: Real Estate Law Regarding Smokers.
NJ: Except on casino floors?
OH: State Alert. Antismoking Extremists.
OH: Ban will not apply to City of Akron.
OR: Corvallis considers smoke ban in parks.
PA: Philly ban going nowhere.
PA: Montgomery County Will Hire Smokers.
TN: TennCare fraud sting nets dozens.
TX: Lake Jackson approves smoking sections.
TX: Galveston Update.
WA: Who paid for the Washington State Ban?
WI: Bar rezoned for next town over.

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