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[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11

Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35

California, San Francisco Lawmakers Introduce Measures to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

Lawmakers in Sacramento and San Francisco today introduced statewide and citywide legislation to eliminate the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco – at all baseball venues within their jurisdictions, both to set the right example for
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:45

Tony Gwynn, 8-Time National League Batting Champion, Is Dead at 54

Gwynn had undergone surgery for cancer of the mouth and salivary glands in recent years and had been on medical leave ...He attributed the cancer to having dipped tobacco throughout his career.
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2014 12:57

[Louisiana] New Orleans Pelicans, Saints players take part in Tobacco-Free Living event

Players from the New Orleans Pelicans and the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday visited Arthur Ashe Elementary School as part of Tobacco Free Week to talk to students about the significance of living tobacco-free and how to overcome peer pressure.
added Dec 11, 2013 02:19

Pfeifer: Electronic-cigarette ads on television should end

The FDA needs to provide regulatory guidance to prevent ads like the spot for electronic cigarettes that ran during this year's Super Bowl
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Feb 10, 2013 11:19

Tony Gwynn family narrows tobacco case to single foe

The family of deceased baseball legend Tony Gwynn has dismissed several defendants from the wrongful death lawsuit the family filed against them last year and is now casting blame for Gwynn’s demise on a single foe — the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company.
USA Today
added May 17, 2017 03:17

[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-tobacco law to be upgraded with harsher punishments, fines

Though the consumption of cigarettes and tobacco products decreased in 2007 after the control of smoking law came into effect, usage subsequently increased, apparently in part because of lax enforcement, particularly with regard to the ban on selling cig
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:54

FDA launches first ad campaign focused on dangers of smokeless tobacco among rural teens / “The Real Cost” extension draws attention to harmful rite of passage for many at-risk teenagers

The central message in “The Real Cost” Smokeless Tobacco Prevention Campaign is “smokeless doesn’t mean harmless,” which aims to motivate these teenagers to reconsider what they think they know about smokeless tobacco use. The FDA’s strategic approach is
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 19, 2016 21:56

New York Times Response to NFL (PDF)

Your letter, in summing up the "grand total" of reported connections, inexplicably misses an essential one - the influential role that Preston R. Tisch played in the NFL... (a) Mr. Bogdanich, a named defendant, refused to sign the apology that ABC ga
Capital New York
added Mar 31, 2016 05:01
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