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[New York] U.S. Open - Lawn Area an Oasis for Players and Others

This lawn, sometimes called the players' garden, serves as a warm-up area, a meeting place, a sanctuary, a relaxation chamber, a tanning bed and, oddly, a smoking section.
New York Times
added Aug 31, 2012 12:21
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Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles

The US anti-doping agency banned Lance Armstrong for life on Friday, stripping him of the record seven Tour de France titles that helped him become an inspirational icon of US sports.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 29, 2012 02:16
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[UK] LETTER: Fuming at ban

Hopefully Plymouth Argyle might tell me why someone can't be let out at half time and let back in. I can't think of any other entertainment venue where his happens.
This is Devon (Western Morning News) (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:48
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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