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LETTER: HANSEN: Stop glamorizing the role of tobacco in baseball

The Post irresponsibly leads an article about the Washington Nationals with the portrayal of chewing tobacco use as a rally-inducing, lucky superstition [“Nationals’ luck runs out against Phillies thanks to stellar performance by Burnett,” Sports, Aug. 27
The Washington Post
added Sep 1, 2014 03:08

How Do You MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality (PDF)

As the tobacco industry continues to work hard to addict more people, tobacco control efforts are not keeping up. As of June 2014, no state had passed a significant tobacco tax increase and no state had passed a comprehensive, statewide smoke-free law cov
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Aug 22, 2014 11:54

HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

Our annual report – now in its 12th year – lays out what states can do to reduce the cancer burden and gives a snapshot of how states are doing when it comes to critical cancer issues.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Aug 22, 2014 11:49
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Report Shows Majority of States Falling Short on Policies to Fight and Prevent Cancer

This year, nearly 176,000 of the estimated 585,720 cancer deaths in the United States will be caused by tobacco use and tobacco is still the number one preventable cause of death nationwide. While smoking rates among young people have fallen, the populari
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:48
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Baseball Great Curt Schilling: Chewing Tobacco “Gave Me Cancer” / It’s time to take tobacco out of Major League Baseball

The solution to this problem is to take tobacco out of baseball once and for all. In June, nine major health organizations, including the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, urged Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association to pr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 22, 2014 11:37

TOSCANO: Schilling's story an effective MLB tobacco deterrent

Chewing tobacco is currently allowed, but with a new labor agreement needed in 2017, we can change that in the future. There's already plenty of evidence and research that proves chewing tobacco isn't conducive to one's health. What better person to rel
Comcast SportsNet - (NBC)
added Aug 22, 2014 06:38

[Indiana] HAYES: Schilling's cancer another reminder of tobacco danger / But will it have a lasting impact on young athletes?

Schilling would argue, as would Gwynn if he were still here, that deciding to use tobacco is far from a minor decision. It can be life changing.
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Aug 22, 2014 06:33

[Ireland] Head cancer deaths 36% higher for smokers

Death rates for smokers diagnosed with head and neck cancer are a 36% higher than non-smokers, research has found. Smokers who undergo surgery for tumour removal are also at greater risk of cancer death — 49% higher than non-smokers.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:07

[Massachusetts] SILVERMAN: Red Sox Beat: No more big league chew / Curt Schilling proves it’s time to snuff out problem

If only the players and Major League Baseball could see that they are dead wrong when it comes to how they rationalize and allow the use of smokeless tobacco rather than eliminating the addictive and cancer-causing substance.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 21, 2014 21:38

[Massachusetts] 'Chewing tobacco gave me cancer': baseball pitcher Curt Schilling blames 30 years of the 'addictive habit' for giving him mouth cancer

The 47-year-old told WEEI radio in Boston that he is in remission from mouth cancer. But he'll ‘go to his grave’ believing he got sick because he chewed smokeless tobacco for 30 years. Cancer: Pitcher Curt Schilling told how he was diagnosed with mouth c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:22
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