The United Pro Choice
Smokers Rights Newsletter

June 9, 2006 - Issue #384

"You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the
other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free."
- Clarence Darrow
Cigarettes laced with arsenic, warning, and update. Almost ten years ago ASH promoted a how-to book on poisoning cigarettes. Norman E. Kjono filed a Criminal Complaint with the FBI. Today counterfeit cigarettes laced with arsenic and lead have been seized from street traders in Stirling.
Man dead from smoking ban. Ireland. 20 year old victim fell from a fire escape being used as a smoking area because of the ban.
Boy killed man in cigarette row. UK. A 16-year-old boy has been convicted of manslaughter after fatally stabbing Simon Davies, 26, in a row over cigarettes.
Man stabbed over smoking dispute. A man was stabbed when he asked a group of up to 20 youths to stop smoking on a bus, police said.
More Ban Damage Articles. A list of real people who are dead, injured, raped, stabbed. attacked, and more because of smoking bans.
From The International Mailbag
The Canadian Smokers Rights Newsletter.
Australia: Outdoor Ban Alert.
Guam: Natasha Protection Act update.
India: Smoking in movies update.
Ireland: Anti-smoking campaigns are failing.
North Korea: Smokers banned from college.
NZ: Will not appeal tobacco verdict.
Scotland: Outdoor smokers under attack too.
Scotland: The Peking Inn pays first ban fine.
Switzerland: Every restaurateur free to choose.
UAE: Have your say on ban.
UK: Comedy. BBC interviews wrong guy.
UK: Lords Say Ban an Over-reaction.
USA: Justice Dept. Official Faces Questioning.
World: Links Asbestos to Larynx Cancer.
World: Lying, the New Anti-Drug.

From The USA Mailbag
IL: Oak Park smoking ban update.
IL: Urbana's smoking ban update.
LA: House to vote on restaurant smoking ban.
MA: Online buyers face state tax bills.
MD: Howard County passes smoking ban.
MI: Benzie - Leelanau Update.
MI: Midland ban disputes raise cloudy issues.
MO: State health care facilities update.
MS: Anti says only THEY can do the dictating!
NE: Omaha City debate again.
NH: Cigs to be self-extinguishing, Oct 2007.
NJ: Charity ban loss damage update.
NJ: Go-go bar owners say ban hitting hard.
NJ: Raising tax more harmful than helpful.
NJ: Internet tax bill win.
NM: Santa Fe Update, ban in 30 days.
NV: State ban goes to voters in November.
NY: Raise smoking age to 21?
OH: Columbus suit costs city $150,000.
OH: Some Petitions For SmokeFree Invalid.
PA: Workplace Smoking Ban Defeated.
TN: Cigarette, food 'tax swap' bill dies.
TX: Georgetown residents are sounding off.

Pub glass ban faces legal fight. Plans for a total ban on glasses in Glasgow's pubs and clubs.

No smoking on your boat?!

FDA: Restaurants
on front lines in obesity fight.

NJ Tax Man
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