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.
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.
Should Smokeless Tobacco Be Banned In Ball Parks
Despite all of the warnings about the dangers of smoking, tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death and illness here in Massachusetts and across the nation.