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Smoking costs Massachusetts economy $1.9 million over each smoker's lifetime: Report

Wallethub...also calculates that the habit costs Massachusetts an average of $238,987 in added health care costs and $269,831 in lost income over each smoker's lifetime. The study was released as part of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. The formula Wallet
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 20, 2015 17:14
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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes: A tool to quit or a danger to youth?

“Early indications show they help people quit, but additional research is still needed,” Flanagan said. “Anything that can curtail the use of tobacco products is great. It’s just a matter of making sure that e-cigarettes are safe and approved and it’s in
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 18, 2015 12:56
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[Massachusetts] INCREASING THE MINIMUM AGE FOR TOBACCO SALES IN MONTAGUE FROM AGE 18 to 21.

1. Do you think the Montague Board of Health should increase the minimum age for tobacco sales from age 18 to age 21?
SurveyMonkey.com LLC
added Jan 16, 2015 12:24
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[Massachusetts] Should the tobacco buying age in Montague rise?

Board of Health is looking for feedback on its proposal to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products. The Board of Health is considering raising the age from 18 to 21. You can call the Board of Health directly with your comments at 413-863-3200.
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jan 16, 2015 12:23
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The Doctors: Massachusetts Town Proposed Tobacco Sales Ban

Dr Rachael Ross argued that the government shouldn’t have a say in what people do in their own private lives. ...They welcomed Andrea Crete, the chair of the Westminster Board of Health, via Polycom, who said that people were certainly upset in their com
Recapo
added Jan 7, 2015 16:20
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[Massachusetts] MOULTON: Stories that endure: Good fight against tobacco far from over in Valley

"We must all share in this most worthwhile effort to end the tobacco epidemic,”...Kathleen Sebelius wrote in a preface to the report. The initiatives adopted or being considered this year in the Valley already are heeding that call.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Dec 30, 2014 22:58
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[Massachusetts] Smoking banned in West Springfield parks, outside town buildings; new restrictions include e-cigarettes

Starting Thursday, Jan. 1., smoking tobacco or any other material "designed to be combusted and inhaled" in a prohibited space will carry a $100 fine for the first offense, and escalating fines for further violations. The restrictions include the use of
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 30, 2014 08:59
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[Florida, Massachusetts] There's More to Tobacco Cases Than Engle

Newer cases are getting filed; law is still being made. Fresh evidence of this appears in a Dec. 5 decision of the First District Court of Appeal. In an action brought by an Alachua County woman who has lung cancer, the court reversed a directed verdict
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Dec 29, 2014 21:01
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[Massachusetts] Judge Sets Stage for Boston Tobacco Trial Next Spring

A Boston federal judge has narrowed an eight-year-old class action filed by smokers who want cigarette maker Philip Morris USA Inc. to pay for early-stage lung cancer detection. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper has “cleared the decks for the trial we’v
National Law Journal
added Dec 22, 2014 14:12
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[Massachusetts] Beginning March 1, tobacco buyers must be 21 in Lawrence

The Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt the new regulation, which includes a requirement that businesses selling tobacco products must post signs advising customers on how to enroll in a smoking cessation program. Also, stores will n
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 21, 2014 05:46
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