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[UK] EDITORIAL: Mail Says: E-cigarettes ban makes perfect sense

BURTON Albion has become the latest organisation to put in place a ban on e-cigarettes.... At a time when the club continues to promote and thrive on its reputation as a hub for the community and as being family-friendly, this news will be welcomed by man
Burton Mail (uk)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:08

California could ban smokeless tobacco in pro baseball

Republican Sen. John Moorlach of Costa Mesa says professional baseball already voluntarily bans the product. Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco says AB768 puts a good practice into California law. The measure passed 24-14.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2015 14:27

[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

FLASR Spokesman Captures First Place at Championship Bull Riding World Finals

the company behind the 4-oz. pocketsize, portable spittoon, is pleased to share that its spokesman, Brennon Eldred, captured first place at the Championship Bull Riding (CBR) World Finals at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyo. Eldred set the house on
Business Wire
added Jul 28, 2015 16:25

[Germany] Rising Star of Syrian Soccer Tells of Perilous Escape From Civil War

There is little to do. The six cook with one another and go for walks. Zakaria spends hours breaking open cigarettes to remove the tobacco and rolling the contents into thinner smokes. “Tobacco is very, very expensive here,” he explained.
New York Times
added Jul 14, 2015 20:17

[Ireland] O'Herlihy ran hugely successful PR firm which acted for tobacco industry

O'Herlihy Communications has been in business since 1973 as a PR and lobbying firm. Among its clients was the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers' Advisory Committee (ITMAC). ... "As a sports presenter, I have had no complaints about my association with tobacco.
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 26, 2015 08:15

[UK] Bradford City stadium fire: Police identify man who 'dropped the cigarette that started the fire'

Police investigating the deadly Bradford City fire identified the man who accidentally started the blaze which killed 56 football fans after he dropped a cigarette 30 years ago – but did not release his name until now. Officers discovered that Australia
The Independent (uk)
added May 12, 2015 14:02

[California] EPSTEIN: Chewed Out: San Francisco Bans Dipping at the Ballpark

San Francisco’s new ordinance is revealing. It shows that public tobacco bans, increasingly, have nothing to do with protecting non-smokers, but rather coercing smokers, dippers, and vapers (vapists?) into changing their habits. That may be a worthy aim
Weekly Standard
added May 11, 2015 10:33

[California] 'It's a step in the right direction': San Francisco becomes the first U.S. city to ban chewing tobacco from its ballparks - including the home of the Giants

However, they also cited concern about players' abilities to stop dipping on the field in view of young baseball fans who worship them - a habit many of the professional athletes have grown up doing.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2015 13:55

[California] San Francisco Bans Chewing Tobacco at Sports Venues

On Friday, San Francisco became the first American city to ban smokeless tobacco—chewing tobacco and “moist inhalable snuff”—at sports venues. The new ordinance, signed by Mayor Ed Lee, goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2016. Violators will be asked to leave
TIME Magazine
added May 9, 2015 13:45
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