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[Massachusetts] Worcester health board nixes plans to regulate outdoor smoking, flavored tobacco

Board of Health has decided to forgo adopting a new regulation prohibiting smoking in outdoor areas of restaurants and bars. It has also put on hold for one year consideration of regulations governing the sale of flavored tobacco products and prohibiting
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01
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[Massachusetts] KATHLEEN DONOVAN, ET AL v. PHILIP MORRIS USA: JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE (PDF)

IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED Judgment for the defendant Philip Morris USA, Inc. on Count I (breach of implied warranty of merchantability claim) and Count III (c. 93A claim). As the Court previously declined to certify Count II, D. 122 at 2, that claim
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 23, 2016 16:35
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[Massachusetts] Last Claim Falls In Healthy Smoker Suit ($$)

A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday struck the last consumer protection claim left after an unsuccessful trial in which a class of Marlboro smokers sought to stick Philip Morris with the bill for annual preventive lung screenings.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:33
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[Massachusetts] Smoking causes lung damage and needless death

Tufts Medical Center’s Asian Health Initiative, which seeks to address health disparities and improve the health of the Asian community, will fund community programs addressing smoking, lung cancer and related health risks from 2017 to 2019. A request f
Sampan Newspaper
added Sep 23, 2016 16:15
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[Massachusetts] Brookline High School senior proposes tighter local tobacco laws

Makena Binker-Cosen is asking the town to make it more difficult for teenagers to get a hold of e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco. In warrant article she submitted for Town Meeting members to vote on this November, she is proposing expanding the definit
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:35
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[Massachusetts] NATO Brings Unity Amid Volatility

NATO was the brainchild of Bores, a longtime tobacco veteran who owned the trade publication Tobacco Outlet Business...“they have also been a great asset in helping shape favorable outcomes at the local and state level,”...NATO has added to its staff to h
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 16, 2016 20:51
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[Massachusetts] Northampton raises legal tobacco age to 21 and limits the sale of flavored products

Board of Health on Thursday unanimously adopted three related measures to limit and regulate tobacco sales in the city. The board increased the minimum legal sales age of tobacco and nicotine delivery products from 18 to 21; restricted the sale of flavor
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Sep 16, 2016 16:19
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[Massachusetts] Marion Adopts Synthetic Drug Ban

as the board prepares to move forward on a ban of all flavored tobacco and cigarettes, including menthol cigarettes, Howard, who was absent from the prior meeting when the bulk of the menthol cigarette ban took place, went on the record as saying he oppos
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:58
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[Massachusetts] Is Boston enforcing any of its recent tobacco bans?

So have any of those bans actually been enforced? The short answer is yes, but enforcement often happens in the form of verbal or written warnings, rather than costly fines or other heavy-handed measures. Smokeless tobacco ban at sporting events
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 9, 2016 16:02
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[Massachusetts] BOH Risks Lawsuit With Menthol Cig Ban

The Marion Board of Health wasn’t aware of just how controversial its decision was to classify menthol cigarettes as flavored tobacco and ban them from sale in Marion, but on August 23 Cheryl Sbarra, senior staff attorney for the Massachusetts Associatio
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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