The United Pro Choice Smokers Rights Newsletter

July 12, 2002 Issue # 180 The Smoker's Club, Inc.

1. Asthma Is NOT Caused By Smoking

2. LPNY's Boycott

3. Smoking Ban will Cause Prison Riots

4. Smoke Ban Ruled "Discriminatory"

5. Kopel: Paper Blowing Scientific Smoke

6. Pig In A Poke

7. Padding The Resume

8. We Are Everyday People

9. From The Mailbag

"We'd all like to vote for the best man but he's never a candidate."
Kin Hubbard

Asthma Is NOT Caused By Smoking:
What happens with COPD

LPNY's Boycott:
The LPNY's Manhattan Chapter held a cigarette giveaway to protest the new tax. Albert Dedicke 585-658-3017.

Smoking Ban will Cause Prison Riots:
By Rush Limbaugh. Yes, this prison is forcing the inmates to quit cold turkey.

Smoke Ban Ruled "Discriminatory":
Mayor Les Hull confirmed the city's bylaw is now totally unenforceable.
Restaurant Wins; No-smoking Bylaw Loses:
A Fredericton restaurant has successfully challenged a city non-smoking bylaw. Luna Pizza refused to obey a smoking ban that applied to restaurants, but not to bars or taverns that sold food.

Kopel: Paper Blowing Scientific Smoke:
By Dave Kopel. Post's coverage of possible smoking ban in Fort Collins comes up short on 'facts'

Pig In A Poke:
By Paul Hein. As Bastiat wrote "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it, and a moral code that glorifies it."

Padding The Resume:
Stanton Glantz is claiming a Ph.D. in Economics that he apparently doesn't have.
Jackass of the week
2002 Winners

We Are Everyday People:
President Goody-Goody is getting on my nerves:
By Kathleen Parker. One wishes him Godspeed in his recovery, but meanwhile, exactly when did the Republican Party join the Nanny State?

French Fry Scare, Part II:
By Steven Milloy. The food police at the Center for Science in the Public Interest have jumped on the recent health scare involving French fries and potato chips.

Study: HRT Risks Exceed Benefits:
Government scientists are warning millions of women who use this hormone combination.

Cigarette Art
Pack Coverups for our Netherlands readers.

From The Mailbag:
The Food and Drug Administration ruled that nicotine water -- advertised widely as an alternative to smoking -- is an unapproved drug and cannot be sold to consumers.

Poverty and lack of education are far more important than smoking status in death and disease.
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