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[Massachusetts] In a first, Mass. town may prohibit tobacco sales

The Central Massachusetts town of Westminster would become the first community in the state, and perhaps the nation, to ban all tobacco sales under a proposal made public Monday that regulators say is designed to improve health, especially among the young
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 30, 2014 13:53
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[Massachusetts] Mass. Town May Become 1st To Ban Tobacco Sales ($$)

A central Massachusetts town is weighing a ban on all tobacco sales, believed to be one of the first such bans in the country, according to a proposed regulation posted on the town’s website Monday. The Westminster Board of Health seeks to prohibit stor
Law360
added Oct 30, 2014 13:32
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[Massachusetts] BRIANT: Banning Tobacco Sales Only Harms Retailers

Since the average convenience store relies on tobacco sales for up to 40% of in-store sales, a total ban on tobacco product sales will financially cripple small retail businesses in Westminster. The negative impact will likely include employees losing th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:49
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[Massachusetts] Local town may be first in nation to prohibit tobacco sales

Board of Health in Westminster, a small town north of Worcester, is studying a proposal to prohibit the sale of any product with tobacco or nicotine. The community would be the first in the state and the nation to ban all tobacco sales.
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Oct 28, 2014 12:14
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Public action against 'tobacco control' needed to bring balance

I think more and more people are feeling, at best, uneasy about the extremist direction the "tobacco control" movement has undeniably taken since the 90s, and its use of political clout to make it more and more expensive, inconvenient, prohibited and aso
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:58
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[Connecticut, Massachusetts] Inn owner charged with tax evasion

Litchfield Inn owner Syed I. Bokhari could face more than 40 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines after being hit with a 32-count indictment last week in U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mass. Bokhari, 50, is accused by the Bu
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 24, 2014 13:20
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[Massachusetts] Cape Cod Healthcare to ban all tobacco use on Jan. 1

As of January 1, 2015, there will be no more lighting up at Cape Cod or Falmouth Hospital or any of Cape Cod Healthcare's (CCHC) other facilities. In a statement Tuesday, CCHC announced that all facilities on Cape Cod will be tobacco free come the first
CapeCodToday.com
added Oct 21, 2014 13:54
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[Massachusetts] Retailers challenge tobacco changes

Representatives of tobacco sellers in town turned out last night to register their opposition to a proposal seeking to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco in Andover from 18 to 21 and to toughen the rules governing their sale.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 21, 2014 09:46
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[Massachusetts] 'Careless Disposal Of Smoking Materials' Likely Cause Of Nine-Alarm Allston Fire

a nine-alarm fire that displaced dozens of residents in the Allston neighborhood of Boston last month. The Boston Fire Department said on Friday that a cigar or cigarette was discarded in a staircase of the Harvard Terrace apartment building, likely causi
WBZT.com
added Oct 18, 2014 08:35
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Small cigars offer too much temptation

are cheap, sweet and accessible to young people....why should it be legal to buy a single little cigar that's barely bigger than a cigarette? Requiring that little cigars be sold in packs of multiples is an important part of the work toward a tobacco-fre
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Oct 15, 2014 14:01
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