The United Pro Choice Smokers Rights Newsletter

April 27, 2001 Issue # 117 The Smoker's Club, Inc.

1. Smoking Truths

2. Appeasing the Nicotine Nazis

3. Stress: a Cause of Cancer?

4. Gene Linked To Heart Attacks

5. Let's Kill Them For Their Own Good

6. Report on Carcinogens

7. The Jury Rights Project

8. We Are Everyday People

9. From The Mailbag

"Nothing happens by all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions."
Ben Stein

Smoking Truths:
An Interview with Gian Turci. It was 1933 when prohibition was outlawed. Prohibition had infringed several rights of sovereign individuals, including the rights to life, liberty and property.

Appeasing the Nicotine Nazis:
"We pulled back Clinton's decision," Bush said, "so that we can make a decision based on sound science."

Chat Room Schedule

Stress: a Cause of Cancer?:
Currently, there is no evidence that stress is a direct cause of cancer. But evidence is accumulating that there is some link between stress and developing certain kinds of cancer, as well as how the disease progresses.

Study: Gene Linked To Heart Attacks:
"We have identified a genetic marker for predicting increased heart attack risk in African-Americans," said Dr. Kenneth K. Wu, lead author of the study.

Let's Kill Them For Their Own Good:
... deaths have been linked to the use of the anti-smoking drug Zyban

Report on Carcinogens:
The following tables contain listings of agents, substances, mixtures and exposure circumstances proposed for listing in or delisting from the Report on Carcinogens,

The Jury Rights Project :
...was founded in Colorado to defend the 1000-year-old tradition of trial by jury. The JRP is dedicated to educating citizens about the importance of juries and the rights of jurors.
Fully Informed Jury Association:
...also seeks to restore the political function of the jury as the final check and balance on the American system of government.

We Are Everyday People:

SpeakEasy Forum

Youth asked to turn off TV, exercise:
As adults, today's young couch potatoes will have heart disease, diabetes and other life-threatening ailments

From The Mailbag:

"Live free or die."
New Hampshire state motto.


Ecuador's government has dropped a lawsuit against U.S. cigarette makers.

With legislative leaders mulling a massive 50 cent per-pack boost in cigarette levies, acting Massachusetts Governor Jane M. Swift promised that no tax increases would avoid her veto. "I can't think of any exception that's legitimate," she said.

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