Monday, December 12, 2005

Grab your yellow jumpsuit

Posted by Craig Westover | 3:50 PM |  

Just in case there is any doubt that smoking ban legislation is less about public health and more about a utopian vision of the perfect society, here’s some of the criteria used by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare to rank Minneapolis-St. Paul as the "friendliest" major metropolitan area for people trying to quit smoking..
The analysis included a variety of factors, including smoke-free laws and cigarette taxes, as well as the number of parks, yoga studios and other outlets used to exercise and reduce stress. The survey looked at cities in the 25 largest media markets.
Everybody grab your yellow jumpsuit. Calisthenics in the park at six.