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a look at how big tobacco infiltrated baseball

Here’s a closer look at three major ways the tobacco industry infiltrated baseball culture...1. Baseball cards / 2. In-game promotions Does the term bullpen come from a tobacco company? / 3. Stadium advertising Can tobacco companies advertise at baseba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:22
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5 ways tobacco is normalized in entertainment and pop culture entertainment

Tobacco imagery in entertainment continues to portray smoking positively, as a normal social behavior and as glamorous, rebellious and edgy...Tobacco use on Netflix and Hulu...Tobacco use in video games...Tobacco use by celebrities...Tobacco use in movie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 29, 2018 02:32
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[Asia, China] Tobacco and athletics finding mutually beneficial blend in Yunnan plateau city

Asia's largest tobacco production base is shifting its focus to more eco-friendly practices while attempting to reshape its image as one of China's best-known sports training areas, a senior official has said. "Have you ever dreamed of running a maratho
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:28
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[Greece] Gun-Toting Russian Who Shocked Soccer World Is a Billionaire

Japan Tobacco Inc. agreed to buy Savvidi’s company, Donskoy Tabak, for 90 billion rubles ($1.6 billion), a hefty premium at a time when Russia is cracking down on smoking, including a planned tax increase for cigarettes and a proposed ban on sales to anyo
Bloomberg News
added Mar 21, 2018 11:36
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[Russia] In Greece’s Thessaloniki, club owner who invaded pitch is king

In just six years, he acquired ...state tobacco company SEKAP... It was reported on Friday that Savvidis had sold his Russian tobacco conglomerate Donskoy Tabak, which includes SEKAP, to Japan Tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 19, 2018 17:56
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Family that found 7 baseball cards worth millions finds 8th

"He just held on to these cards that were most likely given to him after buying a particular tobacco product." ... There are now 24 known copies of the card featuring the famed Detroit Tigers slugger that on the back reads, "Ty Cobb - King of the Smoking
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2018 17:28
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[Greece] Football: Who is PAOK's gun-toting owner?

A tobacco industrialist with extensive holdings in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Savvidis controls the city's top hotel and recently also bought one of Greece's top newspapers, Ethnos.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:35
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[Russia] Greece Suspends Soccer League Following Pitch Invasion

a soccer team owner walked onto field while armed with a gun....Savvidis, who took over PAOK in 2012, is a Russian-Greek businessman born in Georgia during the Soviet era who made his money with the privatization of a cigarette factory in southern Russia
U.S. News & World Report
added Mar 12, 2018 15:13
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[Uzbekistan] Uzbek sports sector to get investments from "anti-sports" sources ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:17
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Russia 2018: Marijuana, cocaine in the list of items you can carry to FIFA World Cup matches

Smoking is prohibited in Russian stadiums. Therefore, it has to be prescribed by doctors in other medicinal forms, like syrups or drops.
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 3, 2018 02:05
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