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SNYDER: MLB will soon find out how far smokeless tobacco bans are received

The laws in this instance are arbitrary, though. They’re attempts to legislate players’ freedom of choice — albeit ignorant — at the workplace, prohibit their ability to use a product that the government approves for people of legal age. What’s next, fin
Washington Times
added Mar 29, 2016 02:17
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[Florida, New York] Klapisch: Yankees deliberate tobacco ban

“I know I need to quit,” he said. “I will.” I reminded Pineda he soon won’t have a choice. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised to approve the city council’s proposal to ban all tobacco products at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field within the nex
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Mar 28, 2016 22:51
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[New York] Smokeless tobacco set to be banned in NY baseball parks

"It's just something we have to deal with," Yankees reliever Andrew Miller said. "I don't see anybody protesting. There's rules that we have to follow."
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 28, 2016 22:47
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Cigarette Sales Decline, Smokeless Tobacco Sales Increase / FTC releases tobacco sales, marketing report

The number of cigarettes sold by the largest cigarette companies in the United States to wholesalers and retailers in the United States declined from 267.7 billion in 2012 to 256.7 billion in 2013, according to the most recent Federal Trade Commission (FT
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 28, 2016 15:50
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It's About Kids: ESPN Highlights Need for MLB Players to Set Right Example (and Follow the Law) by Ridding Baseball of Smokeless Tobacco

The move to rid Major League Baseball of smokeless tobacco got a terrific boost this weekend with the airing of the latest "Outside the Lines" segment on ESPN. With Opening Day less than a week away, we urge Major League players to set the right example
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2016 15:33
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Mayor de Blasio promises to sign New York City chewing tobacco ban in next two weeks

“It’s very important for the health of our players, and for the city as a whole,” de Blasio said on ESPN Sunday. “Young people look up to baseball players, and they look up to all athletes, and we want to protect everyone’s health.”
New York Daily News
added Mar 27, 2016 21:05
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[New York] De Blasio to follow through on tobacco ban in ballparks

Appearing on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” Sunday, de Blasio vowed to approve the new City Council proposal within the next two weeks. “Young people look up to baseball players and they look up to all athletes, and we want to protect everyone’s health,” de
New York Post
added Mar 27, 2016 21:03
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[Illinois] CHAPMAN: Knocking smokeless tobacco out of the ballpark

As addictive habits go, chewing tobacco is bad. But over-legislating the human race is worse.
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 27, 2016 02:13
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MLB: Violators of new tobacco laws face baseball penalties

Fines from cities with new smokeless tobacco bans at ballparks won't be the only penalties violators could face, according to a senior Major League Baseball official. "Players or anybody in baseball found to have violated a law are subject to discipline
ESPN
added Mar 27, 2016 00:53
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Despite declining smoking rates, tobacco firms doing just fine / Tobacco sales overseas are booming

If it looks like tobacco companies are withering away, they aren't. Stock in tobacco companies remains strong on Wall Street. The tobacco companies have simply found ways to diversify and adapt. First, American tobacco companies have looked beyond U.S.
Consumer Affairs
added Mar 25, 2016 13:55
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