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Baseball and Showbiz in 1924

90 YEARS AGO...He is accustomed to smoke a cigar after lunch — a custom which is very strong — and he was compelled to get his after-lunch smoke at the game. He puffed a cigar slowly so that the smoke should not descend into the eyes of Mrs. Coolidge.”
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2014 20:24
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[China, UK, Georgia] A discussion of the tobacco industry’s exploitation of “smoke-free” Olympic Games

internal documents released as a result of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (.pdf). While excluded from the venue itself, the industry extended its far-reaching tentacles into the immediate areas adjacent to and surrounding the Olympic Ring. T
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02
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[New Zealand, UK] Smoking Olympic athletes get village pass

Designated smoking areas have been set up in the Olympic village and while it might not embody the Games' creed of faster, higher, stronger, organisers cannot be accused of discrimination.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco takes hit; City Council bolsters anti-smoking efforts

Big Tobacco took it on the chin Wednesday when Chicago raised its smoking age to 21, outlawed discounts, slapped a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and banned chaw altogether at sports stadiums. On the day after the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 17, 2016 17:48
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[UK, New York] KEENAN: APOV: Tobacco in the Olympics! Who would have guessed?

On April 25, tobacco manufacturing giant Lorillard Co. announced that it had purchased electronic cigarette company Blu Cigs. Prior to the start of the Olympics over 5 million “e-cigs” were sent to London for the Games.
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2012 13:07
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[California] LA City Council approves ban on using chewing tobacco at city parks and sports venues

There are exceptions to the ban at designated areas of some parks where smoking is also allowed, such as at some golf courses, the Autry National Center, the Greek Theater and the Los Angeles Zoo, and when its use is allowed under a filming permit. “I l
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 26, 2016 21:51
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[Caribbean] Eric LeGrand posts photos of him floating in the ocean, smoking a Cuban cigar

Eric LeGrand is taking a Caribbean vacation with his family, and it's clear they weren't going to let his paralysis keep him from taking part in the fun. He posted two photos on his Facebook account of him floating in the ocean with the help of his famil
NJ.com
added Jul 28, 2014 20:53
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[California] Smokeless tobacco at Dodger Stadium? You're out of here!

The L.A. council vote, in sports vernacular, was a blowout: The motion won 14-0. In a statement, the council said the ordinance was passed “both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the health of the players.” The Dodgers have previously
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 26, 2016 21:45
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[California] Los Angeles Approves Ordinance to End Smokeless Tobacco Use at All Baseball Stadiums, Other Sports Venues

City Council voted unanimously today (14-0) to approve an ordinance outlawing the use of smokeless tobacco products at all baseball fields and other athletic venues in the City of Los Angeles, both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 26, 2016 21:43
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Alabama locker room was 'a big cloud of smoke' after Tennessee win

Bryant-Denny Stadium was hazy with smoke from fans celebrating the Third Saturday in October win with cigars. Fans were imitating a longstanding Alabama football team tradition of firing up cigars after a win against the Volunteers. It's technically agai
AL.com
added Oct 26, 2015 17:47
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