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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] 'Give staff time off work to help them stop smoking' says health specialist

John Wilcox, insight specialist at Nottingham City Council, said there is a difference between the two and it is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees". Mr Wilcox, spea
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:16
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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] Job cuts threat at Imperial Tobacco's Bristol HQ

Up to 100 jobs could be cut at Imperial Tobacco's head quarters in Bristol, the company has confirmed The firm, which produces cigarette brands including JPS and Gauloises, said the "structural changes" were part of a "new phase of cost optimisation".
BBC Online
added Dec 1, 2016 05:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] Ex-workers accuse BATN of anti-labour practices

They alleged that the company failed in its responsibility to protect workers’ health and the work environment against all forms of operational hazards. They called on the Federal Government to immediately investigate anti-labour practices and hazardous
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:23
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[Asia] China’s Lung Cancer Epidemic is a Global Problem

China is going to need all the help it can get from international partners and institutions...Given the increasing importance to the world economy of a healthy and plentiful Chinese workforce, their success or failure in this endeavor is of global signifi
Modern Diplomacy
added Nov 29, 2016 03:52
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Tobacco, Heroin, and Mental Health (Treatment, That Is)

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendation regarding tobacco cessation on September 22, 2015. Under the Affordable Care Act preventive care rules, group health plans have to cover items and services under the recommendation
JD Supra, LLC
added Nov 28, 2016 01:44
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