The United Pro Choice
Smokers Rights Newsletter

February 8, 2008 - Issue #469

"No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so
formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."
- Ronald Reagan
Dole swipes at Dems on tobacco, defends children’s health vote. Dole, a Republican who is seeking a second term this fall, said that measure would harm the economy of North Carolina — the nation’s leading tobacco-producing state. “To fund it on the back of North Carolina’s economy — and especially on the backs of the tobacco industry — when there are other funding options, is unfair,” Dole said in a speech to the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina.

Fools Gold. Alas my friends if you hitched your wagon in support of smoking bans or global warming, you are more than obviously another willing victim of statistical fraud. Hysteria and fears which are more closely related to your discomfort with the smell of the smoke, than any realistic harm originating from it.
From The International Mailbag
The Canadian Smokers Rights Newsletter.
Canada: Growers take part in protest. Tobacco out with the trash.
Germany: Smoking Ban Evokes The Health Nazis.
Hong Kong: Smoking ban fails to wean smokers off cigarettes.
India: Smokers beware! An effort for Delhi University ban.
UK: Forget the nanny state, welcome to the bully state.
From The USA Mailbag
DC: At a Raft of New Bars, the Wine Comes First, Smoke.
DC: Responses to "The Right to Breathe Clean Air."
IA: Debate begins on state smoking ban, or allow local bans.
KS: 3 Kansas senators pushing for statewide smoking ban.
KY: Louisville, Abramson signs new smoking ban into law.
MD: 'Last hurrah' cigar promotions usher in statewide smoke ban.
VA: Freedoms, ethics play key role in our republic.
WA: Judges block breath-test evidence; 100s of DUI cases affected.
WA: Car ban. Whatever happened to common sense?

AZ: Gilbert says NO to park smoking ban.
FL: Manatee County says NO to beach smoking ban.
IN: Clark County jail says NO to smoking ban.
IN: Jay County says NO to smoking ban.
IN: State says NO to smoking ban.
KS: Wichita says NO to smoking ban.
MS: Lucedale says NO to smoking ban.
WI: State says NO to smoking ban.
WY: Gillette says NO to smoking ban.
Defiance And Ban Damage Hurts Everyone
OH: Bars slow to snuff smoking 15 cited in law's 9 months.
OH: Cleveland underground clubs allowing smoking, sex.
Mexico: Wal-Mart Mexico eateries get smoking ban reprieve.
UK: Bingo slump forces The Empire cinema closure in Anglesey.
UK: Smoking ban creates outside noise for resident.
The Slippery Slope After Tobacco
Fat People in MS not allowed: Only the slim will be allowed to dine in public! House Bill 282 was introduced in the 2008 Mississippi legislative session. The time is now for all Americans who value their freedom to eat, look, breathe and live their lives how they choose to unite!
Obese people, smokers cheaper to treat. Study. Long-living healthy people medically more expensive in long run. Preventing obesity and smoking can save lives, but it doesn't save money, researchers reported.
Air pollution is a constant threat to Canadian hearts, 6,000 a year.
Alcohol. By Ryan Evans. Is It Time To Ban Alcohol Too?
Heat: Landlords oppose EU bid to ban patio heaters.
Movies: SRK gives dressing down to Ramadoss on smoking.
Pet Owners: Breeders are the target of animal rights activists.

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