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New York banning smokeless tobacco at ballparks, other venues

The ban also extends to e-cigarettes. "It's very important for the health of our players, and for the city as a whole," de Blasio told ESPN in March. "Young people look up to baseball players, and they look up to all athletes, and we want to protect every
CNN
added Apr 7, 2016 17:58
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[New York] MLB commissioner praises NYC for banning smokeless tobacco at ball parks: ‘It is a health risk for our players, one we’d like to avoid’

“In general, we see the legislation that has been passed as a positive. It is a health risk for our players, one we’d like to avoid,” he said.
New York Daily News
added Apr 6, 2016 21:57
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New York banning smokeless tobacco at ballparks, other venues

This recent move by de Blasio is seen as a health home run for the Knock Tobacco Out of the Park campaign to rid baseball of tobacco. "With the mayor's signature, New York sends the right message to millions of young fans that chewing tobacco is dangerou
CNN
added Apr 6, 2016 21:22
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DONOVAN: Take me out to the ballgame (and leave the smokeless tobacco behind)

All of it points to a day, maybe soon, when kids can watch their favorite ballplayers hit and not have to endure the spit.
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:34
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[Uae: Dubai, UK] Gabriel Agbonlahor AXED from Aston Villa squad as Premier League strugglers open investigation after he was snapped with shisha pipe in Dubai

Gabriel Agbonlahor has been axed by Aston Villa pending an internal investigation after pictures emerged of the forward appearing to smoke a shisha pipe while partying in Dubai. The club captain will not feature in Saturday's match against Chelsea at Vil
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:13
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[UK] Manchester United star Marcos Rojo seen smoking and biting blonde woman's dress outside nightclub in Argentina

Rojo has risked the wrath of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal over apparent smoking incident
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 31, 2016 19:45
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The NFL would rather look stupid than evil

The connection to Big Tobacco arguably felt forced, but the NFL's case for defamation seems weak. Its latter stance is more interesting. The NFL is trying to make itself out as hapless with regards to concussion research. The alternative would be that th
SB Nation (portal)
added Mar 31, 2016 09:09
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New York Times smokes NFL's retraction demand

"...it was your firm that represented Philip Morris in that RICO case." The Times isn't lying. Karp's firm — Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP — did represent Philip Morris, a tobacco company.
Sporting News
added Mar 31, 2016 08:54
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NFL mulling lawsuit against New York Times over concussion/tobacco story

If the NFL does sue the Times, it faces an "uphill" battle, according to Benjamin Mullin of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. The league would have to prove the paper demonstrated a "reckless disregard for the truth," Mullin wrote.
Sporting News
added Mar 31, 2016 08:50
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New York Times declines to retract NFL article

There will be no retraction of last week’s story regarding alleged flaws in concussion research and alleged ties to the tobacco industry. In the three-page correspondence from New York Times V.P. and assistant general counsel David E. McCraw to NFL outsi
NBC Sports
added Mar 31, 2016 01:48
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