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New York, New York, It’s a Helluva (Tobacco-Free) Town

City Council, by an overwhelming vote of 44-3, voted today to prohibit the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco like chew, dip and snuff – at all ticketed sporting events within the city. The measure will cover Yankee Stadium and Citi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 22, 2016 20:52


(C.L.A.S.H.) has a message for them: We will not go gentle into [your] good night....This means to an end cannot be tolerated any more than a law crafted to deny someone the right to wear a t-shirt that says "Smoking is Normal" - a form of free speech wi
MMD Newswire (Mass Media Distribution LLC)
added Mar 21, 2016 18:30

[Florida, New York] Sounds like smokeless tobacco ban would be issue for anonymous Mets

Players were reluctant to speak on the record about the matter Friday for fear of backlash, but it’s clear the proposed ban — which will go before the City Council’s Health Committee next week — is a concern among many. “I would like to see how they are
New York Post
added Mar 19, 2016 18:44
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial | Stadiums' bans of smokeless tobacco is welcome news

We applaud city leaders in Massachusetts and California for taking a stand against smokeless tobacco. Hopefully, players will come to the realization that tobacco does not make them better pitchers, hitters or fielders.
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Mar 19, 2016 18:02
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[Illinois] Addison Russell says Chicago ban on tobacco could help him kick habit

"I only hit a few doubles last year, but you definitely can feel it if you have a big pinch in your lip and you're gassed a little bit versus if you have a piece of bubble gum in your mouth and you're not sucking wind as much," Russell said Thursday. "I'
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 19, 2016 01:45

Chicago Raising OTP Taxes, Increasing Tobacco Purchase Age

Chicagoans who use other tobacco products (OTP) including cigars, smokeless and pipe tobacco are in for more taxes beginning in July due to a new ordinance. And the age to purchase tobacco products has also been raised from 18 to 21.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 19, 2016 01:34

[New York] Mets ominously warn against proposed chewing tobacco ban

de Blasio may sign a bill next week that would ban smokeless tobacco at ticketed sporting events, which would include games at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium. Fans and players would be affected. “This is going to make a lot of guys not too happy,” one Met
New York Post
added Mar 18, 2016 22:44

Cubs, Others Chew on New Tobacco Restrictions

White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf voiced his support in a letter to the city’s finance committee last week. He said children should not be exposed to smokeless tobacco and that the league and the city have a chance to be leaders “in an important cause”
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 18, 2016 21:01

[Illinois] Big Tobacco takes hit; City Council bolsters anti-smoking efforts

Big Tobacco took it on the chin Wednesday when Chicago raised its smoking age to 21, outlawed discounts, slapped a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and banned chaw altogether at sports stadiums. On the day after the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 17, 2016 17:48

[Florida, New York] Yankees trying to get players to stop using chewing tobacco

TAMPA — Chewing tobacco isn’t outlawed in New York just yet, but with that possibility looming, the Yankees are doing their best to help....Girardi said Major League Baseball sent a memo to all 30 teams this week, prompting the Yankees to post the memo
New York Daily News
added Mar 17, 2016 16:10
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