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VIDEO: LACQUES: Can Major League Baseball really rid itself of smokeless tobacco?

Yet here we are, a quarter-century after these good-faith efforts began, and wads of chew between the cheek and gum are still impossible to miss on camera...banning it, on paper, is for now merely symbolic. It’s on the players to make it disappear, a cul
USA Today
added Dec 2, 2016 06:11

Smokeless tobacco to take a dip among big league newcomers

Players new to the majors won't be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball's tentative five-year labor agreement reached late Wednesday. "Sounds like a good start," Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner said. "Th
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 06:08

[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: JUDGMENT. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 12/1/16

the issues having been duly heard and a decision having been duly rendered, It is ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Plaintiff take nothing and that the action be dismissed with prejudice.
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 2, 2016 06:04

[California] DOCKET for FORSYTH v MPAA, Nov 7-Dec 1, 2016

12/01/2016 65 JUDGMENT. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 12/1/16.
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 2, 2016 05:56

[Australia] Smoke Signals – a new book not to miss

His ninth book, Smoke Signals: Selected writing, will be launched tomorrow (Thursday) at the University of Sydney. It includes 71 essays selected from hundreds of opinion page articles, blogs, commentaries and editorials written between 1983 and 2016.
Croakey (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:47

History of Tobacco In Australia: Introduction

Smoking in the mid-20th century was ubiquitous in Australia, as in other Western countries. In 1945, more than three out of every four men and one in every four women were regular smokers.1 Smoking rates fell dramatically over the following two decades a
Tobacco in Australia (Cancer Council Victoria) (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:46
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History of tobacco in Australia

Chapter 1 Trends in the prevalence of smoking Chapter 2 Trends in tobacco consumption Chapter 3 The health effects of active smoking Chapter 4 The health effects of secondhand smoke
Tobacco in Australia (Cancer Council Victoria) (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:44

[Australia] CHAPMAN: On the pleasure of smoking

Repeatedly, studies have found a large majority of smokers regret ever starting to smoke...Smokers often insist the pleasure from this release can somehow be experienced independently of the pleasures of the nicotine withdrawal symptoms rapidly dissipati
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:38

[Asia, Pakistan] One person in every 10 seconds dies of COPD

Around 90 per cent of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD deaths occur in low and middle-income countries including Pakistan where cigarette smoking is the most commonly encountered risk factor for COPD, health experts warned on Thursday.
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:31

[Canada] North Bay high schools hotbed of contraband smokes

North Bay ranks one of the highest for illicit tobacco use in Ontario, ranking second overall in the province behind just Sault Ste. Marie according to a just-released study of 19,934 cigarette butts discarded across the province. The study conducted by (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:29
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