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Key Newspapers Call for Major Leagues to Get Tobacco Out of Baseball

March 04, 2011


Leading newspapers around the country have joined the call for Major League Baseball and the players union to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at games.

In recent weeks, the Philadelphia Inquirer (hometown paper to the Phillies), the San Diego Union-Tribune (Padres) and the Star-Ledger of New Jersey (Yankees or Mets—you make the call!) have all spoken out in support of a ban.

Now you can too

Learn more about the campaign by 10 major public health groups to Knock Tobacco Out of the Park.