The United Pro Choice Smokers Rights Newsletter

March 2, 2001 Issue # 109 The Smoker's Club, Inc.

1. Smuggling News

2. Seniors In A Huff About Smoking

3. Safer Cigarettes

4. Cherry-picked Science on Secondhand Smoke

5. Smoking Ban Impact On Restaurants

6. Drinking Down, Smoking Up

7. Chat Room Schedule

8. We Are Everyday People

9. From The Mailbag

There are just two rules of governance in a free society: Mind your own business. Keep your hands to yourself.
P.J. O'Rourke

Smuggling News
Iran Lights Up 21 Million Cigarettes:
The cigarettes, which had been seized from smugglers, were burned at a municipal site in Tehran...
Customs and Excise:
Demonstration postponed after travel companies win assurances from Customs and Excise FOREST believes the Government could solve the problem 'overnight' by cutting tax on UK tobacco in the forthcoming Budget.

Seniors In A Huff About Smoking:
Puffing seniors at Brentwood Care Centre say the facility's smoking area is "hazardous" to their health.

Safer Cigarettes:
Up 95 Per Cent Safer and anti-smokers refuse to support.

Smokers Of The World Unite

Cherry-picked Science on Secondhand Smoke:
...she most often sees junk science when a regulatory agency “puts political objectives ahead of scientific integrity.”

Smoking Ban Impact On Restaurants:
... during a period in which we saw a tremendeous increase in the overall economy, 1,039 restaurants or bars went out of business. That is the real impact of the smoking ban.

Drinking Down, Smoking Up:
The latest drinking and smoking statistics show a dramatic rise in the ready-to-drink spirit market while smokers are also puffing more, taking the anti-smoking brigade by surprise.

Chat Room Schedule:
Find the people you want to chat with!

We Are Everyday People:

Voters for Fairness and Freedom:
Please sign one or all.

When The State Becomes Parent:
"If a certain number of children are not removed from their homes each year, the agency will lose status and funding -- causing people to lose their jobs." He said that this causes children to be removed on the flimsiest of terms.

Mass. Teachers May Restrain Students:
Opponents said teachers could abuse the restraint privilege to contain mentally or physically disabled students who cannot control themselves, or students who are irritating but not dangerous.

You Can Avoid RSI:
If you spend a lot of time at your computer, you could be at risk for repetitive stress injuries.

From The Mailbag:

A Kentucky state senator who voted in favor of a bill to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit for driving from 0.10 to 0.08 was arrested last week and charged with DUI. At the time of his arrest, Senator Joey Pendleton had a blood-alcohol level of 0.20, or more than twice what is considered legally drunk.

Wellbutrin and Zyban are the same drug... DO NOT take them together or you may overdose and die.

Cigar Sampler of the Month Club


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