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Josh Hamilton #32 of the Los Angeles Angels (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Report: Josh Hamilton Back To Chewing Tobacco

Flavored toothpicks, gum, and sunflower seeds — Josh Hamilton used them all last season to shed his addiction to chewing tobacco with the Rangers.


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Some Cigarette Prices Would Climb Under Texas House Bill

The Texas House has narrowly approved and sent to the Senate a bill cutting taxes on chewing tobacco by more than 30 percent but raising the price of some smaller brands of cigarettes.


A man smokes a cigarette outside. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Put Down The Pack, The 37th Great American Smokeout

Today is the 37th Great American Smokeout — the day when smokers are encouraged to make a plan to quit smoking.


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Jasmine’s ‘Dip’ Song For Josh Hamilton

Between tweets, emails, Facebook posts, texts, and prison mail I was receiving from Fan fans and Rangers fans alike, I decided to stand up and be…the voice of the people.


Colorado Rockies v Texas Rangers

Josh Hamilton Trying To Stop Dips

Josh Hamilton is trying to stop the dips — in his batting average and the chewing tobacco the Texas Rangers slugger has long used during games.


San Francisco Giants v Los Angeles Dodgers

New Baseball Contract Limits Tobacco Use

Baseball’s new labor deal will limit the use of smokeless tobacco by players, but not ban it during games, as some public health groups had sought.


World Series Preview

Fans Agree With Tobacco-Less World Series Request

Fans and health officials are speaking favorably about Arlington’s request that Rangers and Cardinals players refrain from chewing tobacco during the World Series.