The United Pro Choice
Smokers Rights Newsletter

May 5, 2006 - Issue #379

"The highest result of education is tolerance."
- Helen Keller 'Optimism,' 1903

Reynolds supports your right to puff. The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., the maker of Kools and Camels, is taking a leading role to pass a constitutional amendment that would protect public smoking in Ohio.

Antis Widely Giving False Testimony. By Michael Siegel. Groups Even Being Instructed to Give Testimony that is Inaccurate. Ultimately, I do think we need to get to the bottom of this and determine how such a fiasco could have occurred. The reasons for the destruction of the gatekeeping mechanism that previously guarded the scientific integrity of the movement need to be identified, so that the problem can be fixed.

Chicago's Mob Rule. By Jonathan Hoenig. IT MIGHT SURPRISE you that Chicago, known for its rough-and-tumble futures pits and passionate support for free-market capitalism, has been slowly morphing into a borderline socialist society where every aspect of private life is tightly controlled by the state.
From The International Mailbag
The Canadian Smokers Rights Newsletter.
Canada: Created cigarette with vitamin C.
Canada: More Shoddy Science.
Canada: Shawn Brant Interview.
Ireland: No Smokers Need Apply.
Scotland: I'm left with Christians and Crunchies.
Scotland: Passive smoke not an insurance risk.
UK: Bigger Big Mac draws MP's anger.
UK: Smoking ban in courts puts justice at risk.
World: Marlboro to foot F1 super team.

From The USA Mailbag
AR: Kids in cars ban. Huckabee will veto?
CO: Bar Owners Fight.
CT: Ban on sodas and Gatorade in schools.
FL: Wellington votes against ban at parks.
IL: Buffalo Grove Update.
IL: Normal OKs ban on smoking.
IN: Franklin fighting back with Navy Jack flags.
KY: Anti funds slashed by more than 75%.
KY: Frankfort leaves ban up to property owner.
LA: State Alert - Again.
LA: Smoking ban attack on personal liberty.
MI: Push to protect workers' off-duty activities.
MI: Saginaw County Update.
MN: Hatch contends Blue Cross hoarding cash.
MO: Hospital ban extends to smelling smoke.
MS: Antis set groundwork for home bans.
ND: Liz Baudien 106 Years Young.
NE: Kearney Alert.
NE: Omaha Update. Anti petition.
NJ: Smoking break - No 25 foot law.
NY: Seeks to Halt Tax-Free Cigarette Sales.
OR: Covert-Bowlds calls child abuse.
TX: Beaumont business owners fight.
WA: Dog House Tavern to Court.
WI: David Wiganowsky: Effects of ban.
WI: Grand Chute Update... NO BAN.
WI: Milwaukee Update... NO BAN.
Industry: New Potentially Reduced Exposure.
Industry: "Smokeless Cigarette'' Closer.
Industry: Philip Morris introduces TABOKA.
USA: 10 States Suing EPA Over Emissions.
USA: Anti-smoking ads may be snuffed out.

Smokers Club

Tony Osuagwu

Fight Smoking Bans.

Be proactive instead of reactive.

If these are our crimes, then we shall relentlessly continue to perpetrate them for as long as we have breath and until victory will vindicate us.

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