Smokeless Tobacco Ban Approved For Sports Fields In San Francisco, Including AT&T Park

April 22, 2015 7:02 AM

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a ban Tuesday on smokeless tobacco use at sports fields, including AT&T Park.

Supervisor Mark Farrell proposed the change to the health code on the grounds that smokeless tobacco, including e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco, have negative health effects and have no place in sporting events heavily attended by impressionable youth.

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