Baltimore, MD - Feb. 12, 2024  - A bill that would ban players from using tobacco during games is advancing.

The Baltimore City Council unanimously voted to enact an ordinance that would prohibit the use of all tobacco products in Baltimore City stadiums, including Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium.

Similar proposals to ban all tobacco products are already law in 16 Major League cities. The goal is to rid baseball of tobacco and set a positive example for kids.

While players no longer pitch tobacco products in commercials like in baseball days of yore, many still publicly chew, dip or snuff.... Read More: WBAL TV