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[California] Smokeless tobacco to take a dip among big league newcomers

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 late Wednesday. “I think the smokeless tobacco ban is both logical and I am thankful,” Los Angeles
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 23:12
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VIDEO: LACQUES: Can Major League Baseball really rid itself of smokeless tobacco?

Yet here we are, a quarter-century after these good-faith efforts began, and wads of chew between the cheek and gum are still impossible to miss on camera...banning it, on paper, is for now merely symbolic. It’s on the players to make it disappear, a cul
USA Today
added Dec 2, 2016 06:11
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Smokeless tobacco to take a dip among big league newcomers

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 late Wednesday. "Sounds like a good start," Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner said. "Th
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 06:08
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[UK] St Helens rename Langtree Park the 'Totally Wicked Stadium' in deal with e-cigarette company

St Helens' Langtree Park ground will be rebranded the Totally Wicked Stadium after the Super League club agreed a five-year sponsorship deal with the e-cigarette company. Totally Wicked, a company based in the north west of England, has sponsored St Hel
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:04
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AP source: smokeless tobacco banned for new major leaguers

A person familiar with the negotiations says Major League Baseball and its players' union agreed to ban smokeless tobacco for all new big leaguers. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday night, Nov. 30, 2016, because the ban is among the det
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 1, 2016 20:44
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Baseball’s New Labor Agreement Makes Progress on Removing Tobacco From the Game, But Cities Need to Finish the Job – for Our Kids

The new collective bargaining agreement reached last night by Major League Baseball owners and players takes a major step forward in removing tobacco from the game by prohibiting all new MLB players from using smokeless tobacco, like chew, dip and snuff
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:35
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[UK] 'EMBARRASSMENT' St Helens to rename their ground from Langtree Park to the Totally Wicked Stadium after latest sponsorship deal

The club will continue to let supporters vape throughout matches as the club insist they are committed to support fans ‘that wish to switch from smoking to a significantly less harmful alternative.’
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 12:53
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JAPAN CONSIDERS SMOKING BANS

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in mind, discussions are underway on measures to regulate smoking in public places in an attempt to prevent secondhand smoke. The smoking ban would include hotel lobbies, restaurants, stations and airport
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:10
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[Mississippi] Upon Further Review: Inside MSU's victory cigar celebration

Phil Silva, that’s who. A habitual cigar guy, Silva said he’s occasionally asked by players for one. But he’s always said no and then made a deal: “If we beat Ole Miss, everybody gets one.” So, in a trunk on the Mississippi State sideline during Saturday
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Nov 28, 2016 01:51
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[Wisconsin] Milwaukee Council Approves Tobacco-Free Baseball – 12 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free

As more cities take action, it’s time for Major League Baseball and its players to set the right example for kids and agree to a complete ban on smokeless tobacco at all Major League ballparks as part of the new collective bargaining agreement they are n
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 23, 2016 18:05
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