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[California, Massachusetts] Boston City Council Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball, Including Historic Fenway Park

Boston joins San Francisco in making all baseball stadiums tobacco-free, with both ordinances scheduled to take effect before the 2016 season (San Francisco on January 1 and Boston on April 1). These great baseball cities have set a powerful example that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:38
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Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure: the Massachusetts benchmark study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To assess the ‘Massachusetts Benchmark Study’ (MBS) that the tobacco companies presented to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health... final MBS results offered no useful predictive information to inform regulators, the scientific community or consu
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2015 13:31
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure

When the State of Massachusetts passed strong ingredient disclosure legislation, in addition to suing, the cigarette companies offered to do a “benchmark” study in which they provided regression equations that they claimed could be used to reliably estim
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:28
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[California, Massachusetts] PD Editorial: No smoke: Tobacco law reduces use

The Needham study is reason for confidence that these laws will reduce teen smoking, but a state law would be a better approach. A bill cleared the state Senate earlier this year, but ...are carrying bills that would make 21 the minimum age to buy tobac
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Aug 31, 2015 13:37
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[Massachusetts] Patch.com Inhaling Boston Air is Equal to Smoking Cigarettes

Living the City of Boston is equivalent to smoking five cigarettes a year, according to an online tool backed by the EPA.
Patch.org
added Aug 31, 2015 13:36
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[Massachusetts] Aaron Hernandez involved in ANOTHER prison fight just two months after he was moved to solitary confinement for being part of a 'gang-related' confrontation

Last month he was punished for smoking in one of the prison yards
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:51
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Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure: the Massachusetts benchmark study

the final MBS results offered no useful predictive information to inform regulators, the scientific community or consumers. When implementing FCTC Articles 9 and 10, regulatory agencies should demand detailed by-brand information on tobacco product consti
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2015 10:09
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[Massachusetts] Ashland man arrested near no smoking sign

Transit Police officers at the MBTA's Ruggles Station in Roxbury arrested an Ashland man Monday night on warrants after observing him smoking near posted no smoking signs... Burrows was also issued a citation for smoking, according to transit place.
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:01
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[Massachusetts] PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS’ MOTION IN LIMINE TO EXCLUDE DR. HAMMOND’S TESTIMONY REGARDING FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS (PDF)

In his report, Dr. Hammond discusses feasible designs which could have reduced smokers’ exposure to carcinogenic tars. Ex. B. They include lower tar cigarettes, e-cigarettes, reduced nicotine cigarettes, and cigarettes with fewer tobacco-specific nitro
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:33
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[Massachusetts] Smokers Say Philip Morris Can't Ax Expert In Monitoring Suit ($$)

"Philip Morris would like to prevent the jury from learning about the many ways in which it could have sold a far less hazardous product,"... "Dr. Hammond explains how Philip Morris rejected such reduced harm products, not because they posed technological
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:29
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