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[Canada] LETTER: It's "disgusting" that some will drink and smoke during children's baseball games

I have a new family of two wonderful children and I can’t stand when people do not have the common courtesy not to smoke around you, especially when it is clearly labelled that it is a non-smoking park.
Peterborough This Week (ca)
added Aug 24, 2012 04:50

[UK, New York] KEENAN: APOV: Tobacco in the Olympics! Who would have guessed?

On April 25, tobacco manufacturing giant Lorillard Co. announced that it had purchased electronic cigarette company Blu Cigs. Prior to the start of the Olympics over 5 million “e-cigs” were sent to London for the Games.
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2012 13:07

[Canada] LETTER: Seriously, just tell the person to stop smoking

spending $50,000 a year or more on officers to enforce smoking bylaws is a ridiculous waste of taxpayers dollars
Peterborough This Week (ca)
added Aug 24, 2012 04:56

[Saudi Arabia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Saudi club cuts salaries of players caught smoking shisha

A topflight football team in Saudi Arabia is imposing financial penalties on a group of players caught smoking shisha. Players who were reportedly spotted smoking shisha in a coffee shop in Abu Dhabi
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 13, 2012 13:35

[Canada] LETTER: Lack no-smoking enforcement angers parents

The second-hand smoke from this smoker affected a player to the point where an inhaler had to be used.
Peterborough This Week (ca)
added Aug 24, 2012 04:53

[China, UK, Georgia] A discussion of the tobacco industry’s exploitation of “smoke-free” Olympic Games

internal documents released as a result of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (.pdf). While excluded from the venue itself, the industry extended its far-reaching tentacles into the immediate areas adjacent to and surrounding the Olympic Ring. T
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02

Hamilton: I'm struggling to quit tobacco

In a statement released Friday, Hamilton said he has an "issue" was with discipline — professionally at the plate and personally with quitting chewing tobacco. "I was hesitant to address the tobacco once again, because it's an area that I've struggled
Fox Sports
added Aug 4, 2012 13:10

[China, UK] Indian anti-smoking lobby hits out at London Olympic organizers

The London Olympics Committee, however, has created Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) within the Olympic Park for smokers. Indian anti-smoking activists have knocked the door of the London Olympics Organizing Committee urging them to push for a tobacco-fr
Times of India
added Jul 31, 2012 14:10
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[Illinois] Bill Mastro and two partners indicted on fraud charges stemming from massive sports memorabilia scam, including altering famous Honus Wagner card

A federal grand jury in Chicago indicted sports memorabilia executives Bill Mastro and Doug Allen on fraud charges, alleging that the pair — once the most influential figures in the multi-billion dollar collectibles industry — routinely defrauded custome
New York Daily News
added Jul 27, 2012 12:05

[New Zealand, UK] Smoking Olympic athletes get village pass

Designated smoking areas have been set up in the Olympic village and while it might not embody the Games' creed of faster, higher, stronger, organisers cannot be accused of discrimination.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21
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