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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[California] Ban chewing tobacco at baseball games? Voters like the idea

A new poll by market researcher Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates shows about two-thirds of city voters support the proposal. The telephone survey of 503 city voters was conducted in late March and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.5 pe
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 14, 2015 02:49
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Curt Schilling Pens Letter To Teenage Self About Chewing Tobacco

Schilling announced last year he believed that chewing tobacco for years caused his oral cancer. Writing in The Player’s Tribune, Schilling pens a letter to “16-year-old Curt,” urging his younger self to make a difference choice. “Tomorrow at lunch, a ki
WBZT.com
added Apr 13, 2015 11:21
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Curt Schilling writes letter to 16-year-old self warning against chewing tobacco

wrote a letter on the Players' Tribune addressed to his 16-year-old self, advising the then-naive kid against taking up a dipping habit he blames for giving him mouth cancer. Schilling, who underwent chemotherapy last year to treat the cancer that is now
New York Daily News
added Apr 13, 2015 11:20
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[UK] Blackburn smokers enjoy cigarette at Ewood Park for first time since smoking ban

Five minutes before half-time in the Championship clash, supporters were allowed to exit via doors at the back of the Bryan Douglas Darwen End. A section of open-air concourse remained enclosed and supporters were not allowed to leave or enter it from o
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:46
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[UK] Arsenal's Mesut Ozil buys SHISHA pipe - just as Arsene Wenger denies club has smoking problem

The Gunners manager could well be left fuming at our exclusve pictures following recent incidents involving midfielder Jack Wilshere and goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 7, 2015 19:29
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