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Anti-smoking Demonstration

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Cherokee High School's JEL (Just Eliminate Lies) organization put on a "440 demonstration" on Feb. 2 at a home basketball game.

The demonstration had a group of 110 people wearing a number lay down on the gym floor. Audience members were told to multiply that number by 4, symbolizing the number of deaths from second-hand smoke in the state of Iowa every year. Photo by Sarah Gengler


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Every smoking ban, everywhere, has been rammed down the public's throat by falsely framing the issue as "freedom versus public health," and CONCEALING ANTI-SMOKER SCIENTIFIC FRAUD.

More than 50 studies have implicated human papillomaviruses as the cause of over 22% of non-small cell lung cancers. This would equal over 30,000 cases, which is more than they are claiming for radon. It's also ten times more lung cancers than the anti-smokers pretend are caused by secondhand smoke. Passive smokers are more likely to have been exposed to this virus, so the anti-smokers' studies, because they are all based on nothing but lifestyle questionnaires, have been cynically DESIGNED to falsely blame passive smoking for all those extra lung cancers that are really caused by HPV. And, it's obvious that a significant proportion of lung cancers blamed on active smoking are actually caused by HPV. Obviously, there is a corrupt, politically-motivated coverup of a far larger cause of lung cancer than radon or secondhand smoke!

http://www.smokershistory.com/hpvlungc.h...

The anti-smokers lie that smoking bans supposedly cause "immediate, dramatic" declines in the number of heart attack admissions. In the Pueblo study, what they didn't tell you is that the death rates from acute myocardial infarction actually increased in the year after the ban, the same time they were boasting that the number of admissions declined! That suggests that people were dying because they weren't admitted to hospitals when they should have been! And in the Indiana study, they exploited an anomalous spike in acute MIs during the "before" section of the study, to make the "after" part look better! And in the Helena study, the actual death rates from acute myocardial infarction (as opposed to hospital admissions which were the endpoint of the study) were nearly identical in 2001 (before the ban) and 2002 (the year of the ban), and reached their lowest point in 2003, the year after the smoking ban was repealed.

http://www.smokershistory.com/etsheart.h...

If smoking or passive smoking were the real cause of asthma, the rates of asthma would have gone DOWN. But the EPA's own report says, "Between 1980 and 1995, the percentage of children with asthma doubled, from 3.6 percent in 1980 to 7.5 percent in 1995." The graph on pdf page 65 boasts of declines in cotinine levels during this same period.

http://yosemite.epa.gov/ee/epa/eermfile....

And the CDC says, "Despite the plateau in asthma prevalence, ambulatory care use has continued to grow since 2000... Increased ambulatory care use for asthma has continued during an era when overall rate of ambulatory care use for children did not increase."

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad381.pd...

This is a classic example of how the slimy and unscrupulous manipulators of public opinion have railroaded Americans into tyranny!

-- Posted by CarolT on Wed, Feb 11, 2009, at 5:13 AM


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