Saturday, May 23, 2009

The United Pro Choice Smokers Rights Newsletter

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The United Pro Choice
Smokers Rights Newsletter

May 22, 2009 - Issue #527

A veteran is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank
check made payable to The United States of America for
an amount of "up to and including my life."
- Author Unknown
Burr and Hagan join to fight tobacco bill. In a first, N.C. senators team up to oppose a bill that would "further devastate" the state. The economic impact, Hagan told committee members, amounts to $7 billion. “The bill before us today is going to further devastate the economy in North Carolina and put thousands of people out of work,” she said.
Based on Conclusions of New Study, Philip Morris Should be Congratulated for Designing a Safer Cigarette and Should be Allowed to Advertise It As Such. By Michael Siegel. It actually demonstrates exactly why the FDA legislation is a terrible idea and why it would perpetuate, not end the fraudulent deception of American consumers about the risks of cigarettes.

Go To Blazes On A Cruise. By James Leavey. Consider this, if there was a ban on ice cream and you were told you could purchase an ice but not lick it in public, how would you feel? Oddly enough, despite the growing number of smoking bans around the world, there is only one country that has actually banned the sale as well as the public enjoyment of tobacco: Bhutan. The rest continue to allow tobacco to be sold, albeit increasingly under the counter, presumably because taxation on smoking props up their revenues.
From The Mailbag
CT: Says NO and lawmakers let casino smoking ban bill die.
FL: Says NO to No Smoking Beach Signs in Palm Beach County.
MI: The Issue Of Smoking Bans Causes Another Prison Riot.
MN: ClearWay Minnesota funds "new study" to deceive lawmakers - "smoking bans didn't harm hospitality industry in MN."
TX: Says NO and Restaurant smoking ban is extinguished.
VT: Says NO and lifted hospital smoking ban in Rutland.
Africa: Fake drugs kill over 700,000 people every year - new report.
Scotland: Evidence Continues on the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services Bill. burdens during these hard economic times.
UK: Freedom2Choose Smoking Ban Reform Talks Commence.
The Slippery Slope After Tobacco
Obama: Proposed mileage standards would kill more Americans than Iraq War. By Steve Milloy. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that every 100-pound reduction in the weight of small cars increases annual traffic fatalities by as much as 715.
USA Beer Tax on tap for health care? Taxes on wine and hard liquor would also go up. And there might be a new tax on soda and other sugary drinks blamed for contributing to obesity. No taxes on diet drinks, however.
E-Cigs: Tobacco Treatment Organization Writes FDA and Issues Press Release to Promote Ban on Electronic Cigarettes.
UK: Vote of no confidence

The parasites that infest our parliament have feasted off the carcase of this dying country long enough. It's time to kick the bastards out and restore this once proud nation.
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