|The Property Rights Newsletter|
November 6, 2009 - Issue #546
"Smokers being forced outside.
Abuse is abuse, no matter what the excuse."
- Nick Melnyk
| Michael Siegel - Tobacco Policy Blog:|
Op-Ed in NY Daily News Exposes Misleading Scientific Claims of Anti-Smoking Groups; Now Health Groups, Not Just Big Tobacco, are Deceiving the Public.
Published Study Shows No Effect of New Zealand Smoking Ban on Acute Cardiac Events During First Year; Study Not Considered by IOM Committee Report.
Data from Australia Show No Effect of Smoking Bans on Heart Attack Admissions.
Anti-Smoking Researcher Claims that Smoking Bans Reduce Heart Attacks Within Minutes of Implementation.
More: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary. Michael Siegel has 20 years of experience in tobacco control, primarily as a researcher.
CA: A new kind of smoking gun. Transfer DNA tracing resources from murderers and rapists... to smokers?
IN: Given the IndyStar's editorial position, I challenge it to stand by its beliefs and show its dedication to the truth with two acts...
KS: Topekans Against The Ban. IT'S YOUR PROPERTY.
MO: St. Louis County, lots of exemptions including casino floors.
USA: THE TOBACCO DANCE. By Felt Lair, 1998. We are engaged in another Civil War... both sides can get nasty at times.
USA: Covert smoking ban promoter RWJF president, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, is on list of visitors to Obama White House.
Ireland: Smoking rate soars up to one third the Irish population, despite the smoking ban and higher taxes.
UK: Confessions of a fashionista: As I brush cocaine off the fax machine, I don't think my office cares about the smoking ban.
World: List of Smokers Rights and Property Rights groups.