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[New York] Mets and Yankees Brace for a Future Without Smokeless Tobacco

Despite the meetings about tobacco use and the signs in the clubhouse, Yankee and Mets players still had questions about the law. How much would the fine be? How would it be enforced? What about their opinions? Andrew Miller, a Yankee reliever who no lo
New York Times
added Mar 23, 2016 11:52

[Iowa] Smoking, e-cigs banned in W.D.M. parks

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved an ordinance that bans smoking in its 29 parks. It includes all tobacco- and nicotine-products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarettes.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 23, 2016 10:59

[New York] Yankee Stadium, Citi Field to ban smokeless tobacco this baseball season

Major League Baseball would like to get the substance out of the game altogether, but hasn’t reached a deal with the players’ union. Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan), who sponsored the legislation, noted there’s evidence kids are being influenced
New York Daily News
added Mar 23, 2016 00:11

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
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