Category Archives: Smokeless tobacco

ATODblog:2010 in review

Wish I had more time to devote to this blog… Anybody else who thinks the same way I do about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs want to submit a post? Anyway, here’s the figures on readership for last year, courtesy … Continue reading

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Tony Gwynn’s cancer: Time for big leaguers to take responsibility for youngsters using smokeless tobacco

Tony Gwynn is San Diego’s favorite son. He’s like Ernie Banks to Chicago or Derek Jeter to New York, only San Diego is a smaller, more familiar kind of place, so our local heroes are much more real life-like. When … Continue reading

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The war Down Under: Big Tobacco’s assault on Australia

    You’d think it would be tough marketing a product that kills half the people who use it as directed. The fact that it’s the most addictive substance on the planet helps. Still, you have to get new customers … Continue reading

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Ballplayers and MLB: Addicts and enablers

    Congress is pushing Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association to ban smokeless tobacco, which already has been banned at all other levels of America’s Favorite Pastime. Most baseball fans would concur, not for health … Continue reading

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