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[Massachusetts] WEBINAR: Human Trafficking and the Illicit Cigarette Trade: Global Consequences

Start Date: 5/17/2018 ... The illicit trade of cigarettes has become a multi-billion dollar business today and has taken centre stage in the global debate in the last few years. There are various ways in describing the illicit cigarette trade: contraban
Babson College (Babson Park, MA)
added May 16, 2018 03:27
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[Massachusetts] Should the age to buy tobacco be raised to 21?

Paul McMurtry (D-Dedham), the sponsor of one of the original bills that was rolled into this new version that was approved last week. "To me, there is nothing more meaningful in our role as policy makers than that. By raising the age to purchase to 21
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 15, 2018 05:29
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[Massachusetts] City Council preview: A hold on the partial flavored tobacco ban?

Bergman, who spoke against the ban publicly at the April 23 Board of Health meeting where it was approved, said in his order the ban will do little to stop children and young adults from acquiring flavored tobacco products. The partial ban has the suppo
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added May 15, 2018 05:28
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL Raise the tobacco sales age to 21 — statewide

So what might have seemed ahead of the legislative curve just a few years ago now looks much more like recognizing the inevitable.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 14, 2018 02:10
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[Massachusetts] State may fix minimum age for tobacco at 21

Smokers must be at least 21 years old to buy cigarettes in 170 Massachusetts cities and towns. But in many cases, underage smokers can feed their habit by traveling only a few miles to a neighboring community where the minimum age is still 18. Anti-smok
Salem (MA) Evening News
added May 14, 2018 02:07
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[Massachusetts] Councilor wants Worcester’s new flavored-tobacco rule put on hold

Three weeks after the Board of Health unanimously voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults-only establishments - such as retail tobacco stores, vape shops and cigar bars - a city councilor is asking to put the new rule on hold. C
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added May 14, 2018 02:06
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Lancaster adds weight to 'Tobacco 21' drive

Lancaster joined a growing chorus of Massachusetts communities to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The town's Board of Health sealed the deal Wednesday night with a unanimous vote in which no public opposition was expressed.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 12, 2018 22:28
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[Massachusetts] 'Tobacco 21' drive gains more steam

Lancaster joined a growing chorus of Massachusetts communities to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The town's Board of Health sealed the deal Wednesday night with a unanimous vote in which no public opposition was expressed.
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 12, 2018 22:09
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[Massachusetts] Lawmakers move (again) to raise tobacco age to 21

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is poised to pass a bill Wednesday raising the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products from 18 to 21. The bill would also set the minimum age for purchasing vaping products at 21.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 9, 2018 21:31
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[Massachusetts] Mass. House OKs 21 As Minimum Age For Buying Tobacco

The Massachusetts House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved raising the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco or vaping products from 18 to 21, a move that would bring the entire state in line with a policy already adopted by many of it
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2018 21:29
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