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Chewing Tobacco

Boston Mayor Wants To Ban Chewing Tobacco From All Sports Venues

AP | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

BOSTON (AP) -- From Fenway Park to youth baseball fields, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh wants to ban the use of snuff and chewing tobacco in sports ve...

San Francisco Set To Ban Chewing Tobacco From Ballparks

AP | By JANIE HAR | Posted 06.21.2015 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The home of the San Francisco Giants may become the first city in the nation to outlaw chewing tobacco from its playing fields....

Former MLB Star Blames Chewing Tobacco For Mouth Cancer

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on using chewing tobacco for...

Did Fox and MLB Snub Tony Gwynn at All-Star Game Because of Chewing Tobacco?

John A. Tures | Posted 09.20.2014 | Sports
John A. Tures

Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn was conspicuously not mentioned at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. Could it be because later in his life, Gwynn was critical of chewing tobacco, blaming it for the cancerous tumors that eventually took his life?

MLB Moving Towards Chewing Tobacco Ban?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 09.14.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Major League Baseball players say they may consider whether to discuss a possible ban on chewing tobacco when they negotiate thei...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The new owners of the Philadelphia 76ers took center stage yesterday. They immediately announced they're slashing ticket prices. Cool stuff. Now all they need is a season.

Religious Leaders Join Call For Baseball Tobacco Ban

Posted 08.02.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Religious leaders are hoping to hit a home run in a campaign to get Major League Baseball players t...

Chew on This: The Real Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Whether tucked in a burly athlete's cheek or daintily positioned in a gentleman's lip, smokeless tobacco has long been a public bane.

Safer Tobacco? Company Claims It's Made A Less Harmful Product

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. — Tobacco maker Star Scientific Inc. says it has developed a moist smokeless tobacco with lower levels of cancer-causing chemicals...

Tobacco Company Reynolds In Talks To Buy Company For Quitters

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. — Reynolds American Inc., maker of Camel cigarettes and Grizzly smokeless tobacco, is in talks to buy a Swedish company that helps...

The Media, Mark McGwire, and Chew

David Roher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Roher

The media performs a great disservice when it treats steroids as miracle drugs.When we link PEDs to McGwire, we link steroids to success that had very little to do with drugs. It's like featuring the Beatles as the center of an anti-pot campaign.