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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King Elected To Philip Morris Board

US Women's Soccer Team has taken an active role in persuading young women, and young men, from taking up smoking. They appear in tobacco control advertisements, and speak to youngsters...King is not passing on a similar message to young tennis players.
CleanLungs.com (Citizens for Clean Air in Apartments (CCAA))
added Jul 11, 2017 18:27
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ARCHIVE: PUCIN: Billie Jean Is Blowing Smoke at Her Responsibility to Youth

pioneer of women's professional tennis and an outspoken proponent of equality for women's sports, has joined the board of directors of Philip Morris International, a tobacco company that provided the first big, brassy sponsor of women's pro tennis, Virgin
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:14
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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King Full Film

During her professional tennis career, King won 39 Grand Slam titles, helped form the Virginia Slims Series (pre-cursor to WTA Tour), founded the Women’s Sports Foundation and Women’s Sports magazine, and co-founded World TeamTennis (WTT).
PBS
added Jul 11, 2017 17:34
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You Need to Hear the Full Story Behind Steph Curry's Cigar Smoking at the NBA Finals

"I’ve been waiting a whole year to smoke this." You can watch Curry smoking his cigar in the clip above. Technically, there’s no smoking allowed inside Oracle Arena, but we doubt anyone complained.
Complex
added Jun 13, 2017 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Pro-tobacco LDP clouds chances of indoor smoking ban in time for Tokyo Games

With the last day of the current Diet session looming, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has faced fierce opposition from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in advancing a bill to curb passive smoking. In a bid to win support from pro-tobacco LDP
Japan Times (jp)
added May 31, 2017 14:48
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Russian showpieces to be tobacco-free events

This year’s FIFA Confederations Cup and next year’s FIFA World Cup™ will be tobacco-free events. FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) announced the news this Wednesday 31 May... Here, FIFA.com highlights the key dates in FIFA’s work towards smoke
FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) (ch)
added May 31, 2017 14:16
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When Race Spectators Are Not So Well Behaved

Riegler yelled at a clump of spectators who appeared to be blowing cigarette smoke in the direction of the runners for fun. ...a spectator was blowing cigar smoke into the racecourse at one of their 2013 races, for example, the coordinator got him to put
New York Times
added May 19, 2017 12:45
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Koike sets sights on smoking ban ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is contemplating a ban on smoking indoors at restaurants and public facilities in the capital to eliminate the risk of passive smoking and because of inaction on the issue by the central government. Koike said the anti-smokin
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 11, 2017 19:11
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[Maine] Ellsworth bans tobacco, all smoking at parks and fields

City Council voted unanimously Monday night to ban smoking of any kind and the use of tobacco products on all of the city’s recreational properties, ranging from boat launches to athletic fields.
Ellsworth (ME) American
added Apr 20, 2017 23:45
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[Florida] Butt out: 'Please don't smoke' signs going up at ballfields

Tobacco Free Collier has joined forces with the Blue Zones Project to reduce kids’ exposure to secondhand smoke at parks and ballfields operated around the county, said Robert Ostbye, the tobacco prevention specialist overseeing the program at the Florid
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Mar 31, 2017 01:52
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