Milwaukee City Council bans smokeless tobacco from Miller Park

Photo courtesy of M.A. Mortenson

Starting this year, fans and players will no longer be able to chew tobacco at Miller Park.

The Milwaukee City Council voted 13-1 in favor of banning chew tobacco from the stadium according to ESPN’s Adam Rubin. Milwaukee Alderman Michael Murphy said players could be fined up to $250 for violating the law. The MLB supports the ban.

When the new season starts in 2017, Miller Park will be one of 12 stadiums in the league who has banned chewing tobacco.

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