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[Massachusetts] Boston mayor wants ban on chewing tobacco at ballparks

From storied Fenway Park to youth baseball diamonds across the city, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is calling for a ban on dip, snuff and chewing tobacco. With former Red Sox pitcher and mouth cancer survivor Curt Schilling at his side, the mayor on Wedne
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2015 09:48
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[Asia, China] Free meals on offer in smoke-free Beijing eatery game

An online game called "Smoke-free meals" was unveiled in Beijing on Wednesday as part of an event to encourage public input in the city's tobacco control regulation. Netizens can follow "Smoke-free Beijing" on WeChat and invite three friends to join the
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:28
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] FAM to help rather than punish players who smoke

FA of Malaysia (FAM) Sports Science department will have “one-on-one” discussions with national footballers to help curb the unhealthy habit, in lieu of penalising them. “Smoking is an addiction. It’s not fair for us (FAM) to punish them,” said FAM head
Malay Mail (my)
added May 27, 2015 02:27
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[South Dakota] Vaping Experts Partner With Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Madvapes and Electra Vapor, two leaders in the vaping industry, have come together to sponsor the 75th Anniversary Sturgis Buffalo Chip Bike Rally Festival - offering the "Ultimate Trip to the Chip" -an opportunity to win a fully paid trip to the festival
PR Newswire
added May 20, 2015 06:42
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[Asia, Malaysia, Singapore] Athletes or officials, stop lighting it!

National Institute of Sports (NSI) chief executive officer Datuk Dr Ramlan Aziz has called for a concerted effort to curb the smoking habit among the athletes and officials. And he feels that any fine or punishment for the offence committed should be bor
The Star (my)
added May 18, 2015 11:48
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[California] San Francisco mayor signs law that bans chewing tobacco at ballparks

The San Francisco ordinance is part of an overall push by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, based in Washington, D.C., which targeted the city and California to promote its anti-smoking efforts. An even more expansive bill outlawing all tobacco use, in
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2015 13:48
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[California] SAN FRANCISCO KNOCKS TOBACCO OUT OF THE BALLPARK Statement From Legacy Ceo And President, Robin Koval

San Francisco has taken the lead in protecting baseball players and fans from the health risks of chewing tobacco. The first-of-its-kind ban on all baseball fields includes AT&T Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants, and sets an important precedent
American Legacy Foundation
added May 9, 2015 13:42
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[California] With Mayor’s Signature, San Francisco Makes History As First City to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball

signed into law an ordinance to prohibit the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco – at all baseball venues and athletic fields within the city and county of San Francisco, including by fans and players at AT&T Park. The Board of Super
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 9, 2015 13:40
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[North Carolina] Time Warner Cable Arena to go smoke-free March 18

A smoking ban starts there March 18, the Charlotte Hornets announced Monday, because the building falls under new regulations for government-owned buildings in Mecklenburg County. The arena is home to the NBA team, the Charlotte Checkers and numerous co
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Mar 10, 2015 11:25
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Smoking ban for Portland golf courses would be unprecedented in Oregon, but in line with national trend

Next week, the Portland City Council is scheduled to vote on an ordinance that would prohibit the use of tobacco products in city parks, a ban that would include the city's four golf facilities. Portland owns five golf courses -- two at Heron Lakes, as
The Oregonian
added Feb 15, 2015 18:57
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