The United Pro Choice Smokers Rights Newsletter

December 27, 2002 Issue # 204 The Smoker's Club, Inc.

1. Bloomberg Changes Anti-Smoking Bill To Allow For Cigar Festival

2. Owens Is Accused Of Smoking In Office

3. Smoking Ban Has Hurt Business

4. Cancer Fighting Foods

5. How Safe Is Airline Water?

6. Drinkers Face Drug Test As They Enter The Pub

7. Alcohol Raises Risk Of Breast Cancer

8. Read Everyday People

9. From The Mailbag

We can have justice whenever those who have not been injured by injustice are as outraged by it as those who have been.
Solon (594 B.C.)

Bloomberg Changes Anti-Smoking Bill To Allow For Cigar Festival:
... an amendment was made for Cigar Aficionado magazine, which is the sponsor of the biannual Big Smoke cigar fest, run by a friend of former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
Cigar Heaven:
NY... At these tobacco bars, say the owners, smoking is an art form.
Bars, patrons in a slow burn over new law: By Elizabeth O'Brien. Said Romines, "It doesn't seem much like New York."

Owens Is Accused Of Smoking In Office:
By Lynn Anderson. Would be a violation of law; executive calls accusations 'bizarre'.

Smoking Ban Has Hurt Business:
local owners say. By Erin Young. Reader, who owns Kelly’s Tavern in Port Penn, said that’s the time when people get off work, and they used to stop in. Now, since they can’t smoke, they’re not.

Cancer Fighting Foods:
…are we justified in suggesting that cancer itself might be another chronic metabolic disease that arises from a specific vitamin deficiency--a deficiency specifically in vitamin B-17 (nitriloside)?

How Safe Is Airline Water?:
Bring Your Own Bottle!

Drinkers Face Drug Test As They Enter The Pub:
By Nick Britten. Gareth Crossman, a Liberty spokesman, said: "This is an extremely questionable use of police powers. The police cannot force someone who is not under arrest to take a drug test but they are implying they can.

Alcohol Raises Risk Of Breast Cancer:
Drinking, but not smoking linked to breast cancer.

Read Everyday People:

James Leavey

Norman Kjono

Enoch Ludlow

Rosalind Marimont

Wanda Hamilton

Martha Perske

John Luik

Thomas Laprade

Sam Nettles

Warren Klass

Michael McFadden

Dave Hitt

From The Mailbag:

Canada: Starting April 1, 2003, Yellowknifers won't be allowed to smoke in restaurants, recreation facilities, clubs, and licensed dining rooms.

Reason Cartoons
Warning: OCEAN CITY, N.J.:
The air is clearing at one of New Jersey's most popular summer destinations, but not everyone is happy about it.

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