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[Massachusetts] Boston City Council votes to ban smokeless tobacco at Fenway Park, other sports venues

The Boston City Council has signed off on Mayor Marty Walsh’s proposal to ban smokeless tobacco inside sports venues, including Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox. The 13-member council on Wednesday unanimously approved the measure, which prohib
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Sep 8, 2015 11:03
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[Massachusetts] Boston votes to ban chewing tobacco from ballparks, including Fenway

On Wednesday, the City Council voted unanimously to make its baseball parks and stadiums, including historic Fenway, tobacco-free zones. And yes, the ordinance covers the kind of tobacco you chew, a longtime favorite of many MLB players. “This action wil
Washington Post
added Sep 8, 2015 11:02

[Massachusetts] Boston bans chewing tobacco in ballparks, including Fenway

The ban, to take effect April 1, 2016, was proposed by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. It will end the longstanding practice by baseball players with wads of chewing tobacco in their cheeks. The vote makes Boston the second city to institute such a prohibition,
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 8, 2015 11:00
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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

[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

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
added Sep 8, 2015 10:51

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

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

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

[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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