The United Pro Choice
Smokers Rights Newsletter

February 10, 2006 Issue #367

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it,
and then misapplying the wrong remedies."
- Groucho Marx
Judge Slams Ex-EPA Chief Over Sept. 11. "It is my assumption that thousands of people - workers and residents - are being slowly poisoned today because these workplaces and residences were never properly cleaned up," Nadler said in a telephone interview.
Chicago is after Big Soot. Now that a smoking ban has been implemented in Chicago, clean air advocates are targeting the city's soot.

Antismoking Extremists Target Soda Machines. Attorney Who Helped Start Smoking Litigation Threatens Lawsuits Against School Boards Over Coke Machines. By Michael Siegel. What will be next?
Low-Fat Diet Does Not Cut Health Risks. The largest study ever to ask whether a low-fat diet reduces the risk of getting cancer or heart disease has found that the diet has no effect.

Artificial light at night stimulates breast cancer growth in laboratory mice. The study results might explain why female night shift workers have a higher rate of breast cancer.

Obese, heavy smokers or big drinkers... may be denied surgery and some medical treatments in Australia. Vice-president Geoff Dobb said yesterday the issue of rationing treatment was sensitive but it needed to be aired publicly in the interests of running an economic health service.

Natural Law and Democracy. By Wendy Bewley. A Conversation with Robert De Limburgh. "One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."
From The International Mailbag:
The Canadian Smokers Rights Newsletter.
Africa: Promulgation of Tobacco Control Law.
Bulgaria: Smoker husband kills wife.
EU: Health budget may be almost halved.
Poland Smoking in public places.
Spain: Cigarette prices are down.
UK: Smoker bullied to death.
WHO Legislating prevention.
World: Muslim doctors call for ban on smoking.

From The USA Mailbag:
CA: Calabasas approves outdoor ban.
CA: Oakland Fruits & Nuts.
CO: No health care for smokers?
DC: The DC Smoking Ban will cost lives.
FL: Melbourne may stop hiring smokers.
IA: Tax Alert.
IL: Buffalo Grove Indoors.
IL: Buffalo Grove Outdoors.
IL: DuPage Tax Scheme.
IL: Knox County Alert.
IL: State Alert.
IL: Investigation of Justice Karmeier.
IN: Miller Tire Co. employees object to ban.
LA: Alexandria Nonsensical Smoke-Free Law.
MA: Pembroke smoke shop raided.
MA: Cigarette pricing.
MN: Hermantown Outdoors Ban.
MO: Arnold eases its ban on smoking.
ND: NDAD pleads its case.
NY: Internet Tax Update.
OR: Gets 60% of Tobacco Suit Award.
PA: Philly Update.
TX: Beaumont Update.
TX: Galveston Critics Not Being Heard.
TX: Legislator threatens anti-smoking money.
VA: State Update.
VT: Antis push for tax increase.
VT: Douglas scholarship proposal draws fire.
WI: Milwaukee Update.
USA: FedEx delivery policy.
USA: On Firing Smokers.
USA: Phenylpropanolamine Recall.

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If it's that serious a threat, then get rid of it. If not, then leave the poor bar and restaurant owners alone.

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