Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

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Campaign For Tobacco-Free Baseball Stadiums

Rob Carr / AP

In this March 27, 2009 file photo, Philadelphia Phillies Marcus Giles taking a dip of smokeless tobacco before batting practice at a spring training baseball game against the Houston Astros, in Kissimmee, Fla.

Rob Carr / AP

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is introducing a bill in the California Legislature that would ban spit tobacco in baseball parks across the state. (Minor league ballparks already banned spit tobacco.) We’ll talk with Matt Myers about why they introduced the bill and what resistance they expect from the tobacco industry and the Major League Baseball Players Association.

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