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  1. UPDATE 1-California lawmaker seeks to ban chewing tobacco in baseballRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Reuters

    Major League Baseball players would be banned from using chewing tobacco at games in California under a bill introduced in the state legislature on Tuesday, the first in a nationwide campaign planned by anti-tobacco activists. The bill targets baseball's ubiquitous habit less than a year after retired San Diego Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn died of cancer of the salivary glands, believed related to chewing tobacco or "dipping" it by lodging it between the lip and the gum.

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  2. California lawmaker seeks to ban chewing tobacco in baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Reuters

    Major League Baseball players would be banned from using chewing tobacco at games in California under a bill expected to be introduced in the state legislature on Tuesday, the first in a nationwide campaign planned by anti-tobacco activists. The bill targets baseball's ubiquitous habit less than a year after retired San Diego Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn died of cancer of the salivary glands, believed related to chewing tobacco or "dipping" it by lodging it between the lip and the gum.

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  3. UPDATE 1-Berkeley passes soda tax; effort may be tougher elsewhereRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Reuters

    The California city of Berkeley overwhelmingly approved the first U.S. ballot measure to tax sugary soft drinks, but while supporters hope it will unleash similar efforts nationwide, organizers of the measure said their grassroots effort would not be easy to duplicate. The success on Tuesday by famously liberal Berkeley follows a string of failures to tax soda, including in nearby Richmond, California, in 2012.

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