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[Massachusetts] No Chew For You, Athletes In Boston (If The Mayor Gets His Way)

"I looked at a newspaper in 1933 where R.J. Reynolds touted the fact that 21 of 23 of the World Champion New York Giants smoked Camel," says Matthew Myers,...cigarettes faded out of baseball over time, but smokeless tobacco — such as chew or dip — didn't
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 10, 2015 20:00

[Asia, India] Banned tobacco creeps like cancer into shops

Days after the Maharashtra government banned the manufacture, storage, and sale of all forms of chewing tobacco, TOI carried out a sting operation at 10 places in Ahmedabad where it found that the ban was being subverted. Interestingly, shopkeepers hav
Times of India
added Aug 7, 2015 20:27

[Massachusetts] KOH/WOODWARD: Baseball and tobacco are a deadly mix

For too long, the tobacco industry has normalized and glamorized products that cause drug dependence, disability, and death. Leveraging the prestige and appeal of baseball has been an essential part of that strategy. It’s time for baseball to start a new
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 7, 2015 13:22

[Pennsylvania] Spitting Image: Smokeless tobacco providing fallback for baseball players of all ages

“Little kids watch everything MLB players do,” said Pottstown PAL Spartans manager Jim Goodhart. “It’s tough because a lot of people look up to those guys and want to mimic them. They see a guy using (smokeless tobacco) and think ‘I should do that too.’”
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Aug 7, 2015 10:15

[Massachusetts] Curt Schilling backs mayor's chewing tobacco ban

Mayor Martin J. Walsh will send an ordinance to ban smokeless tobacco in ballparks across the Hub next week to the City Council for approval, and he has the support of a Red Sox hero and the franchise. "I love the thought of out of sight out of mind," sa
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 7, 2015 10:03
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[Massachusetts] Boston mayor wants ban on chewing tobacco at ballparks

From storied Fenway Park to youth baseball diamonds across the city, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is calling for a ban on dip, snuff and chewing tobacco. With former Red Sox pitcher and mouth cancer survivor Curt Schilling at his side, the mayor on Wedne
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2015 09:48

[Massachusetts] Walsh eyes Hub chewing tobacco ban

Chewing tobacco could be banned from Fenway Park — its stands and the dugouts — by Opening Day next spring under a proposed ordinance banning smokeless tobacco at public sporting venues that Mayor Martin J. Walsh is scheduled to announce today.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 5, 2015 14:35

[Massachusetts] Ban on chewing tobacco sought for Fenway, city parks

Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Wednesday is expected to announce plans to prohibit use of the smokeless products at the city’s baseball parks and other professional and amateur sports venues. Walsh said he will file an ordinance with the City Council next we
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 5, 2015 11:40

[California] A Baseball Habit Begins to Feel the Pinch

“It will turn into an inevitability,” Myers said in a phone interview. “This is going to happen. The only question is, will it happen in enough cities so that baseball is tobacco-free by next year? Or will it take one more year?” Details of how the ordi
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2015 15:47

[North Carolina] Shelving Revo / Reynolds' decision to stop marketing of heated cigarette illustrates challenges in selling adult smokers on new products

Getting adult smokers to try new tobacco products, whether snus, chew sticks, film strips, electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn cigarettes, has not been an obstacle for Reynolds American Inc. However, turning trial into regular or occasional usage has
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2015 02:13
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