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[Florida] St. Petersburg city council bans smokeless tobacco at Rays games

has given final approval to an ordinance banning use of smokeless tobacco products at organized sporting events, including baseball games at Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays. The measure approved Thursday not only applies to players, coaches a
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2017 12:46
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Rick Hendrick rises from tobacco farmer to Hall of Famer

Rick Hendrick, owner of the most successful organization in NASCAR, grew up on a Virginia tobacco farm knowing that wasn't the life he wanted. He took chance after chance chasing a NASCAR career, came close to folding his team more than once, but always
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2017 21:48
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Tampa Bay Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball – 13 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free in 2017 Season

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the St. Petersburg City Council voted today to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco products (like chew, dip and snuff) at the city’s sports venues, including Tropicana Field, home
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:55
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[UK] Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening

In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut in the past 20 years. Emma Young finds out how they did it, and why other countries won’t follow suit
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:33
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[Florida, South Carolina] Ybor's culture, cigars and Cubans a big hit with visiting football fans

all of South Carolina and all Clemson fans — sat at a corner table in Ybor City's Tabanero Cigars as their spouses shopped for stogies. "They wanted to watch football and buy cigars in Tampa since this is where to get them," Paige Graham said. "Hopefull
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jan 12, 2017 21:59
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[South Carolina] Clemson earned its locker room victory cigars in a Championship classic

It doesn’t matter that Christian Wilkins doesn’t smoke. “I need a cigar,” he half yells, half sings after Clemson’s 35-31 victory over Alabama in a Championship rematch. “I gotta go find me one. I don’t even smoke, but I’m gonna at least put one in my m
SB Nation (portal)
added Jan 12, 2017 21:58
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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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