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[California] City Council To Consider Motion To Ban Smokeless Tobacco Use At All Sports Venues In LA

The motion, which was created by City Council member José Huizar, would outlaw the use of smokeless tobacco at baseball stadiums or venues where organized baseball is played. A new study has provided evidence that shows high school athletes use this form
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:58
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[Delaware] Smokeless tobacco keeps a tight grip on baseball

The University of California-San Francisco is in the middle of a four-year study examining smokeless tobacco in sports and its use among adolescents. Researchers are using data from six studies done elsewhere that shows 22 to 28 percent of high school bo
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Sep 8, 2015 10:54
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VIDEO: It's not just baseball; NFL has a smokeless tobacco habit, too

the habit has permeated locker rooms for decades in the NFL, which does little to address the topic despite smokeless tobacco's links to oral cancer and nicotine addiction. Anywhere from 75 to 80 percent of the players in the Browns' locker room chew tob
ESPN
added Sep 8, 2015 10:51
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Editorial: Smoke out tobacco altogether

Where MLB has failed, for now, cities are stepping up. And it’s about time. Even without the serious health risks, chewing tobacco and snuff are also just plain gross. The slimy, dribbly spittle it produces is a huge “ugh” for anyone in the vicinity. Ban
Pocono Record
added Sep 8, 2015 10:47
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EDITORIAL: It’s time to get chewing tobacco out of baseball

One measure alone probably won’t root out a practice that has been ingrained in baseball culture for so long. But there’s no downside for cities to do what Major League Baseball hasn’t, and it could help both the stars and their fans.
Washington Post
added Sep 8, 2015 10:45
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Snorted, injected or smoked? It can affect a drug’s addictiveness

The puff-by-puff inhalation of cigarette smoke produces intermittent spikes in brain levels of nicotine. The patch produces continuous levels of nicotine. Smoking cigarettes can be addictive; using nicotine patches usually isn’t.
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 7, 2015 12:32
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[New Mexico] Ancestral Puebloans chewed tobacco, study finds

Researchers have discovered that ancestral Puebloans chewed small wads of fiber filled with tobacco, according to a recent paper published in the Journal of Field Archaeology. The authors also suggest that the tobacco may have been used for personal plea
Albuquerque Journal
added Sep 6, 2015 18:18
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High school athletes using smokeless tobacco more than non-athletes

Data from national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys (YRBS) show that while current use of combustible tobacco products (cigarettes and cigars) dropped dramatically from 2001 to 2013 among all high school students (31.5 percent to 19.5 percent), current use of
PR Newswire
added Sep 3, 2015 20:24
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Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among High School Athletes — United States, 2001–2013

The differences in tobacco use among population subgroups (overall and among athletes), including the higher prevalence of both combustible tobacco and smokeless tobacco use among male students, non-Hispanic white students, and students in 11th and 12th
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 3, 2015 20:23
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[UK] Chewing Tobacco Kills More Than 250,000 People Each Year: Report

many people don't realize that smokeless tobacco is linked to more than a quarter of a million deaths worldwide each year, British researchers report. The University of York team said its analysis of data from 113 countries and other sources is the first
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 3, 2015 19:20
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