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[Indiana] HAYES: Schilling's cancer another reminder of tobacco danger / But will it have a lasting impact on young athletes?

Schilling would argue, as would Gwynn if he were still here, that deciding to use tobacco is far from a minor decision. It can be life changing.
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Aug 22, 2014 06:33

VIDEO: Josh Gordon's legal team to say second-hand smoke reason for positive marijuana test

The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from secondhand marijuana smoke, according to sources. Gordon is appealing the NFL's imposition of a
added Jul 29, 2014 19:30

[Ireland] Hurling club points way with e-cigarette ban

In what may be a first, a hurling club has banned the use of electronic cigarettes in its clubhouse. Sarsfields GAA Club in Glanmire, Co Cork placed signs at the entrance to its bar warning patrons they are not permitted to use e-cigarettes in the main
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:43

[New Mexico] Players split on smokeless tobacco usage

Nonetheless, minor league players and coaches continue to “dip” just like their major league counterparts. They’re also split on the concept of a ban. Several Albuquerque Isotopes weighed in prior to Thursday’s home game against Sacramento, which the Ri
Albuquerque Journal
added Jul 18, 2014 16:08

[UK] LEWIS: Jack Wilshere smoking IS an issue and we should all be able to see what the fuss is about

Wilshere smoking sends out the wrong image to those impressionable youngsters that want to be like him. .. If he considers that to be unfair then maybe he should hand back the vast fortunes he is paid to help promote products and drinks aimed at, you gues
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 20:48

ROSS: Tony Gwynn and the case for e-cigarettes

it’s awakened today’s players to tobacco’s sobering health consequences while offering them an alternative that could significantly drive down the odds of their addictions becoming deadly. What’s that alternative? Substituting low-risk e-cigarettes for t
Washington Times
added Jul 1, 2014 14:30

[California] For minor leaguers, chewing tobacco can be costly habit

A fine for a minor league player caught with smokeless tobacco can be as high as $1,000. Here at Municipal Stadium, far from the lucrative paychecks of the majors, that's a hefty penalty
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jun 29, 2014 02:29

PHILLIPS: MLB: Tony Gwynn's Death and Chewing Tobacco in Baseball

In the wake of Gwynn's death, it is good to see that a few guys have realized the dangers of their tobacco use. The league has already tried to rid baseball of tobacco products. Hopefully players, at all levels, begin to do their part.
Bleacher Report (blog)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:07

[Missouri] Lori A. Boyajian-O'Neill: Baseball's odd addiction to chewing tobacco

So ingrained in baseball tradition is this archetype that players are seemingly powerless against it. Most players believe it calms their nerves. But there are no more anxious moments in baseball than in other sports whose athletes and coaches seem to cop
Independence (MO) Examiner
added Jun 24, 2014 19:47

SCARBINSKY: Major League Baseball should honor Tony Gwynn by banning smokeless tobacco

Sadly, tragically, education isn't enough. If a player wants to dip or chew in private, it should be his choice, but he shouldn't have the option to do it in full view of the public at the ballpark before, during or after a game.
added Jun 24, 2014 19:45
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