The United Pro Choice
February 29, 2008 - Issue #472
They're Coming After You. By Walter E. Williams... warned that Americans who enthusiastically supported the anti-tobacco zealots' attack on smokers were, like decent Germans did during the 1920s and '30s, building the Trojan Horse that would one day enable a tyrant to take over.
Supreme Court Strikes Down State's Law to Diminish Internet Tobacco Sales to Teens. Justice Stephen G. Breyer said the restrictions were a clear violation of federal law and could lead to a "patchwork of state service-determining laws, rules and regulations" that Congress meant to forbid.
Canada & USA: Sheraton Hotels & Resorts going smokeless.
Australia: Wagga says NO to draconian outside ban for parks.
Iran: REVERSES ban on water pipes in tea houses.
Thailand: Bans Smoking In All Bars, Nightclubs.
UK: Joe Jackson attacks "nannies, prigs and bullies."
IA: Smoking ban: A step toward communism.
KS: Vote on statewide public smoking ban delayed.
MI: Universities asked not to hire smokers.
MS: Scruggs pays 'bagman' for work on tobacco settlement.
NE: One step closer to being smoke-free.
NY: In Famous NYC Building Sue Over Neighbor's Smoking.
PA: Quakertown considers smoking ban in parks.
PA: State Update, fighting for the rights of fellow vets.
TN: James S. Burnette lawsuit against The State of Tennessee.
USA: A policy line between doctors and drug companies.
MN: Prosecutor warns against ploy to evade smoking ban.
TX: Is Houston's Smoking Ban Being Enforced?
UK: Regent Inns Profit Falls 71% After Ban on Pub Smoking.
HI: White House official beaten, robbed when outside to smoke.
IL: Darrell R. Adams falls and dies going out for a smoke.
PA: Smoker on subway wounded by police.
PA: Woman falls from a window while leaning out to smoke.
Canada: Leo Joseph "Joe" Kearley, 74, was found dead.
Germany: Anti-smoker puts out cigarette with fire extinguisher.
UK: Omer Jama kills himself "after taking smoking wonder drug."
Car Exhaust Causes Heart Disease. By Colin Grainger.
Control the car, Highway to hell. By Michael McFadden.
Fat People can still dine in MS. HB 282 dead in session.
Firework Displays Ban in EU with new safety regulations.
Novelty Lighters National Ban Sought across the United States.
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