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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Milwaukee joins MBL in smokeless tobacco ban

What does Milwaukee, home of the Brewers, have in common with Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco? Each city has passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of smokeless tobacco products at their sports venues. As a member of FACT, Wisco
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jan 9, 2017 00:03
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[UK] Famous Faces Offer Support To Quit Smoking

Men are being targeted through the ‘Kick the Ciggies’ campaign at http://kicktheciggies.com/ focused around football which features Everton Football Club, along with Liverpool FC legend Jamie Carragher offering encouragement on the game plan and tactics n
Good News Liverpool (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:37
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Tobacco chaws to go the way of the spitball

Players new to the majors won’t be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball’s tentative five-year labor agreement reached last month. “I think the smokeless tobacco ban is both logical and I am thankful,” Los Angeles Ang
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 3, 2017 22:55
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Kentucky Speedway grandstands to be smoke-free in 2017 / Includes e-cigarettes

This policy applies to all seating areas, including suites, clubs and terrace boxes. The speedway will continue to permit smoking in all other areas of the grounds, including but not limited to parking lots, camping, and display areas. “We are committed
The Lane Report
added Jan 1, 2017 13:31
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EDITORIAL: MLB takes a swing at smokeless tobacco

Cities can take an even harder approach — 12 of them have banned smokeless tobacco from professional sports stadiums within their limits. More should follow suit. The fight against tobacco cannot stop with smoking. In all its uses, this addictive weed st
Washington Post
added Dec 28, 2016 23:26
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[California] LETTER: Golf course compromise

Most courses will allow a golfer to ride in a separate cart if the other golfer smokes. Being outside on 100 acres of golf course and not being in a cart with a smoking golfer is a common-sense solution that satisfies both parties and allows a county or c
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 28, 2016 14:04
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[California] New Law Bans Tobacco Products At Youth Sports Events

The new law says anyone smoking within 250 feet of a youth sports event on public property is subject to a $250 fine. It follows on the heels of another law separating tobacco from sports, that’s just taking effect. That one bars major-league baseball pl
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[Japan] Gov't eyes legislation to prevent secondhand smoke, penalize smokers

The health ministry is seeking to submit to a regular Diet session starting in January a bill aimed at preventing secondhand smoke by penalizing those who smoke at banned spots and others who fail to take proper measures to enforce a smoking ban, ministr
Japan Today
added Dec 24, 2016 23:52
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[Nevada] Pool hall is bucking Las Vegas tradition by going smoke-free; owner says customers are thankful

“We wanted a first-class facility to make a statement about what a pool hall is supposed to be like — tasteful, sleek, modern and clean...The response to the no-smoking policy has been overwhelmingly positive,” Griffin said. “I have maybe 10 people a day
Vegas Inc
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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[California] Editorial: Golf courses don't deserve smoking break

Ventura County supervisors properly stepped up last week to extend a smoking ban...we simply cannot see the justification for giving a pass to golfers just because they want to continue smoking.
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 28, 2016 14:03
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