Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has filed a proposal to ban smokeless tobacco products like dip and snuff from all city ballparks, from Fenway Park to neighborhood Little League fields.
Mayor Marty Walsh wants to ban the use of snuff and chewing tobacco in sports venues across Boston, including Fenway Park.
The former Red Sox pitcher is continuing to raise awareness about the dangers of smokeless tobacco.
Before his death, Tony Gwynn attributed the cancer in his salivary glands to his addiction to smokeless tobacco. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman discussed how baseball has yet to solve its smokeless tobacco problem.
Boston health officials are joining the push to convince Major League Baseball to ban chewing tobacco.