The United Pro Choice Smokers Rights Newsletter

December 15, 2000 Issue # 98 The Smoker's Club, Inc.

1. Massachusetts Citizens for Freedom

2. Nabisco Becomes a Pawn of Philip Morris

3. Smoking Mad

4. Nightmare Trip

5. Suit of Smokers Exposed to Asbestos

6. Smokers Corner

7. We're All Sick and Government Must Heal Us

8. We Are Everyday People

9. From The Mailbag

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
Leo Tolstoy

Massachusetts Citizens for Freedom:
In response to complaints from restaurateurs that the town's weeks-old smoking ban is decimating business, local health officials yesterday said they would be willing to meet with business owners and revisit the issue.

Nabisco Becomes a Pawn of Philip Morris:
The Nabisco buy-out comes as Philip Morris, the world's largest and most profitable tobacco corporation and owner of Kraft Foods, is aggressively attempting to improve its image with consumers and policy makers.

Smoking Mad:
Do Politicians Have the Right to Ban Smoking in Public Places?

Nightmare Trip:
Security guards X-ray bags and confiscate cigarettes and cigars...

Suit of Smokers Exposed to Asbestos Says Tobacco Groups Hid Cancer Data:
The trust is alleging fraud against asbestos workers under the Federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act

Smokers Corner:
Chat, info, links and more.

We're All Sick and Government Must Heal Us:
Americans now seem to view social deviance of nearly every stripe... requiring government-sponsored therapy to fix. The Case against Psychiatric Coercion:
...pseudo-scientific assumptions and has undermined legal rights and individual responsibility.

We Are Everyday People:

Judith Hatton

Dr. John Luik

Pierre Lemieux

Enoch Ludlow

Norm Kjono

Gian Turci

James Leavey

From The Mailbag:

This smoking law's not a done deal until the people of Edmonton say it is. That's obvious, given the explosion of public opinion against the proposed new smoking bylaw.
Kerry Diotte

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