Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Johnson & Johnson Company "rent seeking" efforts now seek to eliminate your property rights at homeEmboldened by the success they've achieved in circumventing the property rights of small business owners while eliminating the jobs of employees in the hospitality industry thru smoking bans. The unethical pharmaceutical nicotine industry now moves on to what they hope will increase alternative nicotine product sales at an astronomical "rent seeking" pace.
As proof, below is a funding grant by the Nicoderm backed RWJF to city officials in Portland Maine. Guess which city will be proposing a smoking ban in the home?
Tobacco Use & Exposure
Eliminating smoking in rental housing units
$74,901, (awarded on Dec 1, 2006, starting Dec 1, 2006 ending Dec 31, 2007) ID# 59343
City of Portland
389 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101-3509(207) 874-8449
Tina H. Pettingill M.P.H. (Project Director)