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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
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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
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[UK] Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the butt of new quirky scheme to reduce cigarette litter on streets of London

Residents of London can vote who they think the best player in the world is out of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi by placing cigarette in bin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:36
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New CDC Study Finds Growing Use of Smokeless Tobacco by High School Athletes, Shows Need to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

These trends are no accident. The harmful example set by Major League baseball players who use smokeless tobacco contributes directly to this problem, as does tobacco marketing that tells teenage boys they can’t be real men unless they chew or dip.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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Golf champ John Daly is back on the links just a day after he was stricken with a collapsed lung on Mississippi course

But Daly was back at Deerfield on Sunday, smoking cigarettes on the clubhouse patio while mingling with some of the other players before his round. The tournament is a small, local gathering that includes some of Daly's friends.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:24
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FLASR’s 2,500 Store Portable Spittoon Product Rollout Underway

Portable tobacco flask company continues to gain momentum through sponsorships of sports entities, athletes and more
Business Wire
added Aug 25, 2015 18:33
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[Oklahoma] State bans tobacco use in all schools

As of Thursday, Aug. 20, all Oklahoma public and private schools are to be tobacco–free. The new law will also prohibit anyone from using tobacco in school vehicles and at any school–sponsored or school–sanctioned event or activity, including sporting eve
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Aug 19, 2015 18:28
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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
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[Asia, China] Free meals on offer in smoke-free Beijing eatery game

An online game called "Smoke-free meals" was unveiled in Beijing on Wednesday as part of an event to encourage public input in the city's tobacco control regulation. Netizens can follow "Smoke-free Beijing" on WeChat and invite three friends to join the
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:28
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] FAM to help rather than punish players who smoke

FA of Malaysia (FAM) Sports Science department will have “one-on-one” discussions with national footballers to help curb the unhealthy habit, in lieu of penalising them. “Smoking is an addiction. It’s not fair for us (FAM) to punish them,” said FAM head
Malay Mail (my)
added May 27, 2015 02:27
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