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Less to chew on in St. Louis as baseball season opens

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

When the St. Louis Cardinals’ season home opener starts on Sunday, many of baseball’s traditions will continue at Busch Stadium. But one that will be notably absent is smokeless tobacco.

St. Louis city officials passed a measure last month banning smokeless tobacco from all sports facilities […]

Smokeless tobacco thrown out of Tampa Bay Rays’ ballpark

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Chewing tobacco, dip and snuff won’t be allowed at the home of the Tampa Bay Rays, following a ban approved this week by the St. Petersburg, Florida, city council.

“[The vote] sends a simple and powerful message to kids: baseball and tobacco don’t mix,” Matthew L. Myers, […]

San Francisco may soon ban smokeless tobacco at ballparks

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

San Francisco — home of the 2014 World Series champion Giants — could become the first U.S. city to ban chewing tobacco from all ballparks and playing fields.

City supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to prohibit all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, at every athletic venue […]

April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments