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EDITORIAL: The Perils of Smokeless Tobacco

experts convened by the F.D.A. cast doubt on Swedish Match’s claim that snus are substantially safer than cigarettes. The F.D.A. should not approve any change in labeling without much stronger evidence to support the company’s assertion.
New York Times
added Apr 23, 2015 09:13
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[Asia, India] Delhi government won't take action against chewable tobacco sellers

Delhi High Court today restrained city government from taking any coercive action against the sellers and distributors of chewable tobacco on pleas by its manufacturers against ban on sale of the product in the national capital from March 30.
DNA India (in)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:34
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[California] Smokeless Tobacco Ban Approved For Sports Fields In San Francisco, Including AT&T Park

O’Flaherty said the campaign to remove smokeless tobacco from playing fields in San Francisco went largely unopposed and that “Big Tobacco” didn’t speak out against it. He said MLB baseball players are major role models for young people and it is importa
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Apr 22, 2015 19:52
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[California] In Historic First, San Francisco Board of Supervisors Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball

“Today’s vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is truly historic and a huge step toward eliminating tobacco from baseball for good. San Francisco will become the first city to take tobacco out of baseball, setting a powerful example that all of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2015 09:27
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[USA] Trends in annual sales and current use of cigarettes, cigars, roll-your-own tobacco, pipes, and smokeless tobacco among US adults, 2002–2012

The increase in non-cigarette tobacco consumption is a public health concern because all tobacco products are harmful. Eliminating imbalances in tax structure and regulations between cigarettes and non-cigarette tobacco products may help reduce aggregate
Tobacco Control
added Apr 22, 2015 09:12
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[California] San Francisco set to strike chewing tobacco from ballparks

Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at athletic venues, specifically singling out baseball, which has a long history of players masticating and spitting tobacco juice in view of children who worship them.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 22, 2015 08:56
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Gwynn speaks on Hall of Fame father's use of smokeless tobacco on HBO's "Real Sports" on Tuesday

It's been less than a year since the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn from salivary gland cancer, and Gwynn's passing has brought many calls for Major League Baseball to ban the use of smokeless tobacco. As baseball and its players association move towa
MASN
added Apr 19, 2015 17:18
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[Asia, India] As manufacturers flock court, govt waits to enforce chewable tobacco ban

According to officials, Delhi High Court on April 8 had restrained it from taking any coercive action against a manufacturer who had appealed against the ban following which the ban notification was revised. "There was a misconception that the court had
Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 19, 2015 11:04
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[North Carolina] MARTIN: The 'chew' bound many, but not all

The staff at the Journal of that era had something else: nicotine. I was accustomed to smokers when I arrived, but nothing, except maybe watching Major League Baseball, had prepared me for chewers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2015 10:20
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[Canada] Nova Scotia aims to butt out most flavoured tobacco

Flavoured rolling papers, chewing tobacco and snuff are included in the ban – but port, rum, wine and whiskey flavoured cigars that weight five grams or more and cost at least $4 are exempt. Menthol-flavoured products are included in the ban. Flavoured
Hants (NS) Journal (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:17
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