Tag Archive | "smokeless tobacco"

Rodeo Competitors Fight Smokeless Tobacco Use at Laramie Jubilee Days

Friday, July 8, 2016

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Source: www.y95country.com Author: Nick Learned Two professional rodeo contestants will ride exclusively for the Oral Cancer Foundation this weekend as part of Laramie Jubilee Days with a goal of preventing young fans from using smokeless tobacco. Cody Kiser and Carly Twisselman each aim to show rodeo fans, particularly the younger ones, chewing or using other forms of smokeless tobacco isn’t what […]

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Rodeo outreach program fights oral cancer

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

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Source: www.olivesoftware.com Author: Stewart M. Green Carly Twisselman, a spokesperson with the Oral Cancer Foundation’s rodeo outreach program, and her horse Chanel travel the Western rodeo circuit and talk with kids about the dangers of using spit tobacco. Photo by Stewart M. Green Carly Twisselman brushed her horse Chanel outside a stall at the Norris-Penrose […]

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Rodeo rider partners with nonprofit group to fight smokeless tobacco use

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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Source: www.fox13now.com Author: Rebecca Cade   SALT LAKE CITY — Oral cancer is becoming an epidemic in the U.S., and has been in the news in the last year with the loss of major league baseball hall-of-famer, Tony Gwynn, who died at 54 from smokeless tobacco use. Rodeo has a historic tie to smokeless tobaccos, […]

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FDA Spends $36 Million on Anti-Chewing Tobacco Ad Campaign

Thursday, April 21, 2016

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Source: www.freebeacon.com Author: Elizabeth Harrington The Food and Drug Administration is spending $36 million on an anti-chewing tobacco advertising campaign targeted at white male teenagers in the midwest. The federal agency announced Tuesday it is expanding its “Real Cost” anti-tobacco campaign to “educate rural, white male teenagers” and convince them to stop dipping. “Smokeless tobacco […]

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Cowboy raises awareness for oral cancer

Friday, April 15, 2016

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Source: www.kristv.com Author: Annie Sabo   In an environment where smokeless and spit tobacco is prevalent, cowboy, Cody Kiser, says he feels like the luckiest guy in the world to represent the Oral Cancer Foundation. He told us, “I just happened to be in a class with a classmate. Their sister works for the oral […]

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Blue Jays welcome City of Toronto’s proposed ban on chewing tobacco

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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Source: www.theglobeandmail.com Author: Robert Macleod and Jeff Gray For years, it was a right of passage at the Toronto Blue Jays’ spring training camp here. Manager John Gibbons would earnestly proclaim that he was finally giving up smokeless tobacco, a personal ban that would usually only last a couple of weeks before he would be […]

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Athletes drive increase in high schoolers’ use of smokless tobacco, CDC study shows

Monday, October 19, 2015

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Source: www.kyforward.com Author: www.kyforward.com web staff High-school athletes are using more smokeless tobacco, even though overall tobacco use among high-school students has declined, according to a study published by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We can do more to protect America’s youth from a lifetime of addiction,” Tom Frieden, CDC director, said […]

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California to big-league ballplayers: Stop chewing tobacco

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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Source: apnews.myway.com Author: John Rogers California lawmakers have taken the first step toward accomplishing something Major League Baseball could never do: Stop players from stuffing those big wads of chewing tobacco into their mouths during games. With Gov. Jerry Brown signing a bill earlier this week banning the use of smokeless tobacco in all California […]

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Cowboy with a statement on smoking

Friday, September 11, 2015

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Source: www.vp-mi.com Author: Adam Robertson   A cowboy stands against smoking Above: Cody Kiser holds on as his bronco goes wild during the Sanders County Fair rodeo; Kiser has teamed up with the Oral Cancer Foundation to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco products through the rodeo.   PLAINS – Tobacco use has been […]

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Raising awareness at the rodeo

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

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Source: www.dailyrecordnews.com Author: Nicole Klauss     A rodeo barrel racer from California is helping spread the word in Ellensburg that people shouldn’t start using tobacco. Carly Twisselman competed at the Ellensburg Rodeo slack Thursday night. She also helped share the message of the Oral Cancer Foundation, which is “Be smart. Don’t start.” While attending […]

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