S.F. Officials Grant Preliminary Approval to Smokeless Tobacco Ban at Baseball Stadiums
On Tuesday, San Francisco supervisors unanimously voted on an ordinance that would ban smokeless tobacco, including moist snuff and chewing tobacco, at city baseball stadiums. The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold a final vote on the ordinance next week. If approved and signed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, the rule would take effect Jan. 1 2016.
- "The San Francisco Giants Could Become the First MLB Team To Ban Chewing Tobacco" (McSpadden, Time, 4/22).
- "San Francisco Set To Strike Chewing Tobacco From Ballparks" (Har, AP/Miami Herald, 4/22).