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[Europe, UK] Premier League footie stars 'using banned TOBACCO during matches', investigation claims

PREMIER League stars are using tobacco stimulant banned across most of Europe to keep themselves alert during games, according to a shock investigation. The tobacco-based snus is linked with cancer was outlawed in the continent in 1992, but it has been
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 16:24
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[UK] BAD FOR CHEW What is snus? Chewing tobacco adored by England star Jamie Vardy does far worse than just cause cancer…

Users hold the products against the lining of their mouths for extended periods of time, in order to allow nicotine to pass into the bloodstream. And experts say this also gives the bacteria – Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus pumilus – the chance to
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:16
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[Europe, UK] THE DRUG THAT IS SWAMPING FOOTBALL: Sportsmail's investigation reveals use of banned stimulant 'snus' prevalent in the sport... with some players using drug during matches

It has been banned across most of Europe since 1992 because of its links to cancer....But a Sportsmail investigation has found that use of snus — which many believe gives you a mental and physical boost — has exploded among young athletes who are paid mil
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:13
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[UK] BACC OF THE NET Premier League fears over banned ‘snus’ tobacco that’s on increase in English football… and being used in matches

The growing use of tobacco pouches is causing concern among football bosses And now there are fears that a growing number of Premier League players are also seeking the nicotine hits despite the sale of the tins being banned in the UK.
Irish Sun (ie)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:02
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Russia warns its footballers against drinking exotic tea, smoking shisha

The Russian Football Union (RFU) is warning players against drinking “exotic tea” or smoking shisha pipes as it tries to avoid any doping cases ahead of its home World Cup.
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:38
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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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