Bill of Rights
Steve Allen has long been a leader in
movements to improve the public health of his fellow Americans.
In this important book, Mr.
Allen, a passionate anti-smoking activist himself, joins with . Bill
Adler, Jr. to create The Passionate Nonsmoker’s Bill of Rights.
Though the book
contains short “refresher” sections of information and statistics on
the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke—ammunition for anti-smoking
activists—the main thrust of the book is to explain specific actions you
can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Here is a comprehensive
guide, packed with information that can be put to use immediately.
- how to set up antismoking activist group.
- how to deal with tobacco industry. representatives and the
misinformation they spread regarding smoking and safety—Steve Allen
shows you in detail all the tricks to watch out for and how to respond to
- names and addresses of the allies and
the enemies in the great war against tobacco-smoke pollution.
- how to lobby for and enact
nonsmokers’ legislation, including which clauses any potential
legislation should include and omit
- how to use the media to help you in your struggle, right down to the
specifics of press releases and television interviews.
- the actions you can take to establish a
safe and smokefree workplace.
Allen tells how
strong the cigarette companies’ power is, but also shows that it can be
broken with good planning, hard work, and cooperation with other
health-oriented groups such as the American Lung Association, the American
Heart Association, and the American Cancer Society.
Here is the one book
you must have if you are concerned about the danger of passive smoking to