The United Pro Choice Smokers Rights Newsletter

March 30, 2001 Issue # 113 The Smoker's Club, Inc.

1. 'Ashtray Queen' Insists She's No Health Hazard

2. Tobacco Race Track Ads

3. The Coachman

4. Smokers Protest NYC Law

5. Mayor Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

6. Topical Vitamin C Helps Heal Skin, Ease Aging

7. Customers Returning To Restaurant

8. We Are Everyday People

9. From The Mailbag

"It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics."
Fletcher Knebel

Message Board

'Ashtray Queen' Insists She's No Health Hazard:
The Queen of Denmark has denied her chain-smoking habit makes her a "fatal role model" for her female subjects. "The Danish Queen has her own special servant who follows her around with an ashtray. She smokes everywhere."

Tobacco Race Track Ads:
Arizona files suit.

The Coachman:
How the smoking ban killed The Coachman Restaurant and Bar. "The American Dream" is now officially a folk tale of days gone by. It has been replaced by "The American Nightmare."

Smokers Protest NYC Law:
Waving a 10-foot-long cigarette above their heads, smokers marched to City Hall on Saturday to protest a proposed law that would ban smoking in the city's 21,000 restaurants. "We smoke!" the crowd yelled. "Butt out!"

Mayor Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse:
Alfred Muller, 58, longtime mayor of Friendship Heights, Md., ...after his community imposed one of the nation's strictest smoking bans pleaded guilty Friday to sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy in Washington's National Cathedral.

Topical Vitamin C Helps Heal Skin, Ease Aging:
The best treatment for wrinkles, of course, is to avoid getting them in the first place. Dr. Doris Day, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at NYU Medical Center, said "95% of wrinkles are due to sun exposure."

Customers Returning To Restaurant:
...after exemption granted from smoking ban. "I've seen some of my regular customers come back that I haven't seen in three months."

We Are Everyday People:

Another School Shooting: How Could This Happen?:
The Answer: Government-Approved Drug Addicts
Article Index:
Is Ritalin the Root of Student Violence?, Today's Classroom - Training Ground For Global Village Idiots, and a lot more!

Second-graders Charged For Brandishing Paper Gun:
New Jersey, two second-graders playing cops and robbers with a paper gun were arrested and charged with making terrorist threats. One boy's father understandably called authorities' actions "stupid, stupid, stupid."

From The Mailbag:

It's Time to Draw the Line in the Sand on Medical Privacy
Dr. Miguel A. Faria Jr.

Cartoon Archives These cartoons are anything but PC. They are political and, indeed, correct.

Boston Globe
Asserting that alcohol, unlike tobacco, has failed to pay its fair share of the billions of state taxpayer dollars spent on health care related to substance abuse, law enforcement, and social services, the Senate chairwoman of the joint Committee on Taxation and a host of community groups are pushing for a 5 percent retail sales tax on liquor purchases.

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The city of Toledo, Ohio is considering a ban in the workplace, restaurants and bars.
Here are the e-mail addresses of the mayor and city council.

Lucas County Board of Health: Dr. David Grossman
City website: