Retrospect Song: Smoke Smoke Smoke (That Cigarette)

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The Property Rights Newsletter

September 10, 2010 – Issue #583

Prohibition makes a crime out of things that are not crimes.
A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon
which our government was founded.
– Abraham Lincoln (1840)

The Property Rights Newsletter

September 10, 2010 – Issue #583

Prohibition makes a crime out of things that are not crimes.
A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon
which our government was founded.
– Abraham Lincoln (1840)

Property Rights for all include Smokers Rights! Listen to Michael McFadden ‘Dissecting Anti-Smokers’ Brains’ author joins Mike McConnell, News 720 WGN. Oftentimes, it is the smoker that gets criticized. But about the overly-ardent anti-smoker? Is everything okay upstairs?
Read More: Michael J. McFadden, Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, Citizens Freedom Alliance, Inc.

Listen to Jeremy Richards Interview with Lockwood Phillips, WTKF 107. Smoking bans and government intrusion.
Read More: Jeremy Richards, Director of Historical Research, Citizens Freedom Alliance, Inc.

From The Mailbag

GA: Bastions of Camaraderie, Other Businesses Threatened by Smoking Ban, Says Cigar Association.
NY: Federal judge extends order barring state tax on some cigarette sales by 2 NY Indian nations.
USA: An Inconvenient Liberty. Where rights begin and end.
USA: Michael Siegel. On Enstrom Firing, FIRE Asks UCLA: How Can It Be that Environmental Health Research Falls Outside the Mission of the Environmental Health Department?
Canada: Saskatchewan cracks down on smoking. School property ban, pharmacy sales, smoking in cars.
Canada: Store owner beats cigarette display charge. He fought the charge, saying it infringed on his right to freedom of expression. In a decision Wednesday, provincial court judge Judge Claudine MacDonald agreed with Gee and found him not guilty.
France: So Much for the Smoking Ban. By Karen Fawcett. There aren’t enough police in the world to hand out fines to all the perpetrators of cigarette smoke.
Nigeria: Nigerian Government Reaches out to IPPA. This would not have happened without your support. The credit goes to you.

Ban Damage Hurts Everyone

Australia: Regulator cautious over suicide link to anti-smoking treatment. HUNDREDS of people have considered killing themselves while taking the popular anti-smoking pill Champix and another 15 have committed suicide on the medication.
Greece: How will the new Greek smoking ban affect your travels?
UK: Two 19-year-old men have been jailed for 42 months each for attacking a German man after he lit a cigarette inside a Norfolk pub.
Wales: Last orders for struggling Welsh pubs. It is not just a problem in the Valleys. According to the British Beer and Pub Association, 156 pubs closed across Wales in 2009 alone.

Retrospect Song: Smoke Smoke Smoke (That Cigarette)
Property Rights for all include Smokers Rights!
Video of the original song byTex Williams.

Video from around 1955 from Doye O’Dell’s Western Varieties TV show on KTLA.

Video A toe tapping romp through (mostly) vintage cigarette TV advertising with music by Asleep at the Wheel. Also featured is the earliest filmed ad for Admiral Cigarettes, an 1897 Edison film, and the Flintstones smoking Winston Cigarettes.

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