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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

Paul Ryan Thinks John Boehner Smells Too Much Like Cigarettes

In a Q&A with the House Budget Committee chairman, Time's Belinda Luscombe asked Ryan if he ever asks Boehner to refrain from smoking. "No," Ryan said. "But I try to sit as far away from him as I can in meetings that I know are going to be stressful. I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:12

'Dead broke' no more: Bill Clinton fancies $1,000 cigars, world's most expensive stogie maker says

The once 'dead broke' former president is a connoisseur of His Majesty's Reserve cigars, which cost $1,000 a piece, Gurkha Cigars owner and CEO Kaizad Hansotia told Bloomberg during an interview about the company.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:46

[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

[Massachusetts] Farrell: Tobacco 'a norm in baseball culture'

"I don't want to call it a tradition, because it's not," Farrell said Wednesday afternoon. "But it's a norm in baseball culture." A number of Red Sox players are regular users, and former manager Terry Francona had a well-publicized struggle to break t
added Aug 21, 2014 07:03

[Massachusetts] Curt Schilling's revelation is a warning about tobacco use

On Wednesday, he didn’t mince words linking his cancer to his 30 years of using smokeless tobacco. ...Schilling’s news filtered through Fenway Park before Wednesday night’s game against the Angels. Following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who was
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 21, 2014 06:55
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Curt Schilling blames chewing tobacco for cancer

said Wednesday he's been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on using chewing tobacco for about 30 years. Schilling discussed details on WEEI-FM in Boston. He announced in February that he had cancer but not the Wednesday he's been tr
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 21, 2014 05:49

[New York] Hint of Scandal Embroils Queens Library’s Leaders -

There it is atop the Queens Public Library’s headquarters: The roof deck at the heart of an inquiry into misused money, where some say the president of the library, Thomas W. Galante, likes to take cigarette breaks.
New York Times
added Aug 20, 2014 23:19

[Massachusetts] Regulating smokeless tobacco is 'tricky,' Gardner health agent says

On Monday, the Gardner Board of Health voted new cigar regulations designed to ensure cheap cigars are not sold individually, but Health Agent Bernard Sullivan said the board may be limited in how it addresses the health problems caused by snuff, chewing
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Aug 20, 2014 23:15
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