The International Coalition Against Prohibition

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Patrick Basham and Christopher Snowdon at a TICAP conference[1]
The International Coalition Against Prohibition (TICAP) describes itself as a 'collection of regional, national, and international organisations, now bound in solidarity against the damaging prohibitions which in most cases serve to enrich special interests through scientific fraud and political manipulation, where adults are treated as children and freedom of choice is brushed aside'.[2]

Board of Directors

Bill Gibson (Scotland) (Chairman) | John Gray (Wales) | Wiel Maessen (Netherlands) | Michael J. McFadden (USA) | David Atherton (England) | Frederick Matthaei (Netherlands/Belgium)[3]

First World Conference

The first world conference of TICAP was held on 27-28th January 2009 in Brussels.

Attendees/Speakers

Barrie Craven | John Luik | Nigel Farage | Gio Gori | Rein Vos | Robert Molimard | FORCES | Godfrey Bloom | Gian Turci | Jan Snel | Christopher Snowdon | Rein Vos | Robert Molimard | Nigel Farage | Eamonn Mallon | Günter Ropohl[4]

Second World Conference

The second World Conference of TICAP was held in the Hague on the 15th March 2010.

Christopher Snowdon | Wiel Maessen | Michael Marlow | Patrick Basham | Maryetta Ables | Gawain Towler | David Goerlitz | Kamal Chaouachi | Michael J. McFadden[5]

The conference notes explained that 'Special thanks and recognition should go to Christoph Lövenich and Bill Gibson for all their efforts in bringing this conference to successful fruition, and to Wiel Maessen for his careful and expert attention to various, including the technical, aspects of the conference, and his gracious hosting of three of our speakers throughout their stays'.[6]

Affiliations

Chris Snowdon | Patrick Basham | John Luik | Gio Gori

Member Organisations

Citizens Against Government Encroachment | Citizens Freedom Alliance (The Smoker's Club) | Danmarks Rygerforening | FORCES | FORCES Netherlands | Freedom to Choose Scotland | Freedom to Choose | Mariassunta Cappelli Associates | Netzwerk Rauchen | Pan European Association of Smokers | PASAN | Rich White and Associates | Smokers Fighting Discrimination Inc | York Tutors Agency | Ziggy's Ciggy Equilibrium | Association for the defense of the rights and fundamental freedoms of citizens | Ban the Ban Wisconsin | Big's Diner | Germany American | Restaurant Theater | Bund Mündiger Bürger | Bundesversammelung Genuss | Celtexmusic | David Goerlitz & Associates | Horecaclaim Belgium | Horecaclaim Netherlands | Initiative für Genuss Berlin | Geneva Dissidents | Libertarian Party of Canada | National Smoking Day | Opponents of Ohio Bans | The Party against Nannyism | Rauchen NRW | The Voice of Freedom Network | Tobacco Smokers of Canada | Australian Libertarian Society (ALS) |The Hittman Chronicle

Notes

  1. 2nd TICAP Conference: Morning Q&A session (Part 2), Conference Video, Youtube, 28-March-2010, Accessed 17-August-2012
  2. Who Are We?, Who Are We, TICAP, Accessed 17-August-2012
  3. Who Are We?, Who Are We, TICAP, Accessed 17-August-2012
  4. Conference report, Conference Report, TICAP, Accessed 17-August-2012
  5. Conference Report, ARE GUESTS WELCOME? PROHIBITION AND THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY, TICAP, Accessed 17-August-2012
  6. Conference Report, ARE GUESTS WELCOME? PROHIBITION AND THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY, TICAP, Accessed 17-August-2012