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NFL's manipulation of concussion facts similar to Big Tobacco's cancer denials: report

Boyd was frighteningly prescient: Like Big Tobacco, the NFL used incomplete, deeply flawed and perhaps purposely manipulated research to downplay the long-term health risks posed by football-related head injuries, according to a New York Times report po
New York Daily News
added Mar 29, 2016 22:59
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DAVIDSON: The NFL, Big Tobacco and Slanted Science

But focusing too closely on trying to establish a concrete link between the two businesses distracts from the real crux of the investigation: the multiple holes found in years of NFL-sponsored studies. The effort given to imply a football-tobacco conspir
Bloomberg View
added Mar 29, 2016 22:57
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial | Stadiums' bans of smokeless tobacco is welcome news

We applaud city leaders in Massachusetts and California for taking a stand against smokeless tobacco. Hopefully, players will come to the realization that tobacco does not make them better pitchers, hitters or fielders.
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Mar 19, 2016 18:02
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[Illinois] Addison Russell says Chicago ban on tobacco could help him kick habit

"I only hit a few doubles last year, but you definitely can feel it if you have a big pinch in your lip and you're gassed a little bit versus if you have a piece of bubble gum in your mouth and you're not sucking wind as much," Russell said Thursday. "I'
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 19, 2016 01:45
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[California] Modesto students out to kick big tobacco’s butts

Why, knowing the health dangers and having helped her mom quit, did she start smoking herself? The simple answer, Jessy said: stress. “But I knew it wasn’t healthy, especially if I like sports.” Fighting tobacco became an important enough cause that the
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Mar 17, 2016 12:48
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[UK] Shameless at the races: Football stars hit a new low at Cheltenham as one appears to relieve himself into a glass then throw it over the side of their box while their female companions flash their chests

Booze-fuelled group were joined by two cigarette smoking women who flashed their breasts to thousands below... wore massive grins and stuck their tongues out as they showed off their busts while puffing on cigarettes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:35
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[Illinois] White Sox, Cubs players may soon have to ditch smokeless tobacco

White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf supports a proposed ban on smokeless tobacco use at Chicago sporting events, which would include games at U.S. Cellular Field and Wrigley Field. Reinsdorf sent a letter to the City Council Finance Committee on Friday s
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 14, 2016 19:23
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[Minnesota] Effect of smokeless tobacco laws still uncertain for baseball

How this trend will impact the sport this season and in coming years has become an intriguing topic. “It’s just one of those things we’re going to have to see how it unfolds in the cities that are initiating this thing,” Molitor said. The topic was amo
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Mar 11, 2016 23:41
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[Canada] Toronto could ban chewing tobacco at Rogers Centre, city sports facilities

On Monday, Coun. Joe Mihevc introduced a motion directing the Medical Officer of Health to report on restricting chewing tobacco use in professional and amateur sports facilities in Toronto. The motion will be tabled at the next Board of Health meeting
680News (Toronto, ON) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:24
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[California] VIDEO: People Behaving Badly: Smoking not allowed at Super Bowl City

When you enter the event, you agree to follow certain rules. But as Stanley shows, some people have a hard time with that. In this installment, Stanley catches people smoking in-and-around Super Bowl City.
KRON 4 (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:51
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