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34 Health Groups Urge MLB Players to Set Right Example for Kids By Making Baseball Tobacco-Free, Once and for All

“Our organizations are committed to advocating for these ordinances city by city until all of Major League Baseball is tobacco-free,” the health groups wrote in a letter sent today to Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Asso
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 31, 2016 19:09

Ohio weighs switching tax on smokeless tobacco products

The tobacco industry on Wednesday urged lawmakers to switch how the state taxes moist smokeless tobacco products from a system based on price to one based on weight. Opponents, however, countered such a move might benefit manufacturers such as Philip Mor
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Mar 31, 2016 09:14

Joe Garagiola, Whose Charm Outlived MLB Career, Dies at 90

He also led a long -- and, he said, frustrating -- campaign to discourage the use of smokeless tobacco, the dangers of which he would discuss with players on annual visits to teams during spring training.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 23, 2016 22:18

[Asia, India] Impact of Passive Smoking on Children

The Government has taken measures including, inter alia, the following to curb smoking: (i) Enactment of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Ac
Business Standard (in)
added Mar 15, 2016 13:39

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler ousted in backroom move

The European Commission has lifted the immunity of the EU Anti-fraud Office (OLAF) chief Giovanni Kessler... Belgian authorities want Kessler’s immunity lifted so they can investigate allegations that he secretly listened in on a conversation between wit
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:44

[Massachusetts] Borges: Ballpark tobacco ban is tough to chew on

Here’s a better suggestion for Boston, San Francisco and L.A. How about making sure our bridges don’t fall down on top of us while we’re stuck in traffic polluting the atmosphere because we’re all moving four miles an hour? If they can do that, what som
Boston (MA) Herald
added Mar 3, 2016 03:27

[Canada, USA] MLB and its rules around tobacco products

A Toronto city councillor wants to ban tobacco products at all of the city’s sports facilities — including the Rogers Centre — which would prohibit Blue Jays players from chewing or dipping in their home ballpark.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 17:27

[New York] Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokeless Tobacco

a member of the New York City Council, Corey Johnson, is set to introduce a bill Friday that will include language that would ban smokeless tobacco from Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, along with other public arenas in the five boroughs. “If New York pas
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 06:58

New Mexico considers new tax on e-cigarettes

New Mexico lawmakers will consider a first-time tax on e-cigarettes along with increased levies on cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The proposal for a 66 percent tax on e-cigarettes was introduced on Wednesday by Democratic state Senator Howie Morales of
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 13, 2016 23:01

[Asia, India] `Organic' tobacco lures youngsters, cases of oral cancer go up fivefold

Companies are hard selling gutka to youngsters by branding it as `organic' and `herbal' chewing tobacco. What's alarming, experts say, is a fivefold rise -a spike in incidence of the disease from 0.6% to 3.1% -in cases of oral cancer among people between
Times of India
added Jan 8, 2016 20:54
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