A new study done by the RAND Corporation, Congressional Budget Office, University of Wisconsin, and Stanford University, finds no evidence that heart attack mortality rates decrease with the implementation of smoking bans. The very idea that workplace smoking bans could influence the population’s heart attack incidence has always been ludicrous on its face. Equally obvious is that numerous scare studies on the subject, by the likes of Stanton Glantz and his admirers, were pure propaganda. Our readers have always known that smoking bans have nothing to do with health and everything to do with control. Michael Siegel discusses the new study at link below. Ban-happy legislators across the globe will tend to keep ignoring the truth just as they have been doing for decades. Change will not come without force. Join the fight.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."