Smokeless Tobacco

Detroit Tigers v Texas Rangers

Josh Hamilton Clarifies Cryptic Comments

Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton has tried to clarify his recent cryptic comments about being disobedient.


A tobacco worker sorts through dried tobacco leaves making them ready for shredding. (credit: Saif Dahlah/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA Panel: Dissolvable Tobacco Could Reduce Risks

A FDA scientific advisory panel says dissolvable tobacco products could reduce health risks compared with smoking cigarettes but also have the potential to increase the overall number of tobacco users.


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.


An MLB player uses smokeless tobacco during warm ups. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Baseball Commish Says MLB Wants To Ban Smokeless Tobacco

Chewing tobacco has been almost as much a part of baseball as the 7th-inning stretch.



Senators Urge MLB Ban On Smokeless Tobacco

Two Senate Democrats are urging Major League Baseball and the players union to ban smokeless tobacco, such as chew and dip.