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Japan taking steps to discourage smoking nationwide

“We have freshly launched this fiscal year the second Health Japan 21 project. It’s to stop those underage from smoking and to host the committee of experts on tobacco and health upgrading to undertake various measures to deal with cigarette smoking,” sa
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Jun 3, 2013 13:12
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'Rush' only hints at race-car driver James Hunt's exploits

he passed away from a heart attack in 1993 at age 45 ... At a 1979 Grand Prix, a sauced Hunt threw up on the shoes of sponsor Phillip Morris’ president.
New York Post
added Nov 1, 2013 15:05
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GRAPHICS: Baseball and Chewing Tobacco: A Strange History

How did this come to pass? Why is it that, for more than a century now, so many heroes of America's Pastime spit toxic waste and look like they have a small mammal stuffed in their cheek?
Discovery Channel
added Apr 9, 2013 19:33
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[Ukraine] Ukrainian president approves smoking, tobacco ban during Euro 2012

President Viktor Yanukovych has signed into law bill No. 4819-VI, "On changes to the Ukrainian law, 'On organizing and conducting the final part of the 2012 European football championship in Ukraine'," concerning the health of fans and athletes and creat
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Jun 1, 2012 12:41
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Tobacco chaws to go the way of the spitball

Players new to the majors won’t be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball’s tentative five-year labor agreement reached last month. “I think the smokeless tobacco ban is both logical and I am thankful,” Los Angeles Ang
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 3, 2017 22:55
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Check out photos, videos of Alabama players celebrating with victory cigars

. It is against NCAA rules to smoke the cigars in the locker room but the winning team annually accepts the penalty as part of the tradition.
AL.com
added Oct 16, 2016 16:20
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Olympics & Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial

Here is Jesse Owens, in 1936...Following the Olympics, he is shown here pushing White Owl Cigars... Do you remember when the athletes who won the gold would light up a cigar? Oh ya, even the ladies would do it, but not this year. The advertisers would rat
The Cigar Authority
added Aug 28, 2016 19:57
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[Illinois] Chicago Takes Bold Action To Reduce Tobacco Use: Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free

Today is a truly historic day in Chicago when it comes to protecting kids from the dangers of tobacco use. We applaud Sen. Richard Durbin for his leadership in advocating for tobacco-free baseball. We also support Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 16, 2016 19:18
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[Canada] Stay in, butt out: Senators

The Canadian Tire Centre is beefing up its security for the upcoming season which, in addition to installing walk-through metal detectors, means fans won’t be allowed to leave the arena and come back during games, even to smoke a cigarette.
Ottawa (ON) Community News (ca)
added Aug 7, 2015 12:48
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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