The United Pro Choice
Smokers Rights Newsletter

June 8, 2007 - Issue #436

"A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Arnie made pit stop for Cuban stogie. ... walked into the Westin Hotel to get a cigar. It was a Cuban, the kind that can't be found on the shelves of American cigar stores because of a long-standing embargo -- and the kind that Americans aren't legally allowed to smoke, even while away from home.

Light Drinking May Keep Dementia at Bay. People with mild cognitive impairment may slow their mental decline if they have up to one alcoholic drink a day, a new Italian study suggests. ..."On average, the people who tend to consume a little alcohol every day are healthier than those who don't. It's a social thing."
There's something in the air in Rome: cocaine. Scientists have discovered particles of cocaine and marijuana, as well as caffeine and tobacco in the air.
From The International Mailbag
The Canadian Smokers Rights Newsletter.
Australia: Anti ad too graphic for TV.
UK: Lawyers argue policy on human rights.
UK: Radioactive Cigarettes, The New Chernobyl.
UK: Constance Middlemass at 102 years young.
USA: George Rene Francis at 110 years young.
United Nations: Building breaks own ban.
From The USA Mailbag
CA: Beverly Hills smoking outdoors alert.
IL: Smoke Free Illinois Act Update.
IN: Airport ban - Want to weigh in June 15?
KY: Judge asked to delay Louisville ban.
MN: Olmsted County delays start of ban.
NH: State ban goes to Gov. John Lynch.
NM: Common Sense Alliance.
NV: Cigar lounges roll out the welcome mat.
OH: Opponents work to get ban back on ballot.
PA: Bill offers smoking ban compromise.
SC: Add 45 cents pack, $4.50 carton tax alert.
TN: Add 42 cents pack, $4.20 carton tax alert.
WI: Tobacco firms warn of pitfalls in state bill.
WV: Kanawha Could Become More Restrictive.
WV: Wheeling-Ohio County cases updated.
USA: ASHRAE’s new 2007 ventilation standard.
USA: Stop the Federal Excise Tax Hike.
USA: Ventilation Even Protects in Submarines.
Ban Damage Hurts Everyone
AZ: Ban led to man being stabbed in the throat.
MD: Smokers banished to the root cellar.
MN: Ban Damage, The Slippery Slope.
NV: Big jump in jobless insurance claims.
OH: Ban has a horrible affect on veterans clubs.
TX: Breaking the law with Louisiana smokes.
Canada: Smoke-Free Act Disastrous.
UK: Smoker brutally tortured for 4 hours.
Wales: Smokers forced to wear wristbands.
The Slippery Slope After Tobacco
Beach rules: You might not dig em in NJ.
BBQ foods are toxic and will kill you.
Beer-Swilling explicitly marketed to children.
Hookahs Are next on the WHO hit list.
Obesity more likely in young smokers.
School Food Ban bill in MA on fat & sugar.
Smokers To Be Denied Surgery In UK.
UK: Hundreds of pubs to flout smoking ban. Pubs plan a 'day of defiance' on 1 July. With a survey showing that three million smokers plan to defy the rules, the ban is facing three high court challenges. "It is a -protest against dictatorship."

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