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[Massachusetts] Proposed tobacco rules drew both ardent support and opposition

In the face of strong outcry from both sides of the issue, The Reading Board of Health has decided to table its decision on revised tobacco sales regulations until its next meeting in March. The Board of Health held a public hearing for the revisions on
Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2017 18:24

[Massachusetts] Pembroke Board of Health votes to raise tobacco age to 21

In an effort to curb youth smoking, the Pembroke Board of Health voted to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21 during its meeting Monday, Feb. 6. "Right now, if someone wants to smoke or drink alcohol and they're not of age, they are going t
Wicked Local (MA)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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[Massachusetts] Trials Group Of The Year: Weil Gotshal & Manges ($$)

Led by attorneys skilled in breaking down complicated matters for juries, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP notched victories for...Philip Morris USA in a medical-monitoring case, earning it a spot among Law360's 2016 Trials Groups of the...
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58

[Canada, Massachusetts] AUDIO: How raising the smoking age to 21 could stop teens from smoking

A small municipality in Massachusetts was the first in the United States to increase the smoking age to 21 from 18 — and the number of teenage smokers decreased dramatically.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2017 19:03

Massachusetts lawmaker plans to re-ignite tobacco purchasing debate

Many western Massachusetts communities already require people to be at least 21-years-old to buy tobacco, but Dedham State Representative Paul McMurtry wants to make it the statewide standard. McMurtry wants to re-file a bill to align the tobacco purchas
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jan 20, 2017 22:05
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[Massachusetts] Boston is 'least-friendly' city for vaping

To uncover the most and least friendly e-cigarette locales in the U.S., Halo, an e-cigarette company, looked at the top 300 largest cities and created a list of all the vape shops listed on Yelp. Then, it examined the existing laws that restrict e-cigare
Metro International
added Jan 20, 2017 15:24
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[Massachusetts] Bay State smokers burn through cash at near national high

Smokers in the Bay State burn an average of $43,000 every year to support their habit — more money than in nearly any other region in the U.S., according to a new study on the costs of tobacco addiction. “I think it’s a real eye-opener for smokers natio
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40

[Massachusetts] Cigarette smuggling in Mass. is up sharply, study says

In 2014 nearly one third of cigarettes in Massachusetts had been smuggled into the state, a sharp uptick over prior years, according to a recent study by the Tax Foundation. Smuggling tobacco across state lines is a crime made lucrative by disparities i
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jan 18, 2017 17:56

[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39

[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Terrifying CCTV shows an e-cigarette EXPLODE in an office worker's face leaving him needing 12 stitches

A man in an office goes to take a puff on electronic cigarette / As the cigarette nears his mouth it explodes / Taken to hospital and received 12 stitches after accident in Massachusetts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:49
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