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[Massachusetts, Ohio] Local laws could limit tobacco sales to 21 and up

A statewide push to raise the minimum age for tobacco sales is beginning in central Ohio suburbs. Upper Arlington is set to vote next month to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products and e-cigarettes to anyone younger than 21. Bexley is conside
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added May 28, 2015 08:35

[Europe, USA, Massachusetts] The E-Cig Quandary

or the best chance to get smokers to quit? Without the research needed to answer that question conclusively, public health officials and regulators are in a fix....STEEPEST RISE IN E-CIG USE IS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH THE LEAST INCOME AND EDUCATION.
Harvard School of Public Health
added May 25, 2015 15:44

[Massachusetts] Methuen raises tobacco purchasing age to 21

September, the legal age to buy tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in Methuen will rise to 21. With that increase will come a dip in sales that could be hard to recoup, owners of local convenience stores said at a pair of public hearings on the re
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added May 24, 2015 21:27

[Massachusetts] Amherst raises age to purchase tobacco products to 21

Beginning Aug. 15, anyone purchasing tobacco or similar products in Amherst will have to be at least 21. The Board of Health Thursday unanimously adopted the new regulations, said Chairwoman Nancy Gilbert.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added May 16, 2015 10:30
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[Massachusetts] Danvers approved new tobacco regulations

The regulations redefined what a “tobacco product” is, which now includes all non-FDA regulated electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette-related products, such as pipes, cigars, and hookahs. The new regulations included a unanimous decision to set
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 16, 2015 09:48

[Massachusetts] Playing with fire: Teens and e-cigarettes

Gouveia said public health advocates are seeing gains in reducing smoking rates among teenagers suddenly reversed in recent years by the mounting popularity of the e-cigarette, an electronic device that creates a breathable aerosol, often called a “vapor
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added May 10, 2015 12:05

[Massachusetts] DeflateGate: NFL Hired Same Research Firm That Denied Secondhand Smoke Causes Cancer

Los Angeles Times...alleges that Exponent is a “hired gun” called upon by major corporations to “weather messy disputes.”... Does this article change the way you feel about Ted Wells’ findings?
added May 7, 2015 12:47
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[Massachusetts] Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber try to show mental illness and dysfunction in his family

prosecutor William Weinreb pointed out that ... Dzhokhar smoked cigarettes and marijuana and drank alcohol despite admonitions from Tamerlan.
AP - Associated Press
added May 5, 2015 20:43

[Massachusetts] Easton Housing Authority bans smoking in apartments

commissioners voted recently to institute a smoking ban inside housing units and common areas at all of the authority’s properties. Sharpe, 67, has smoked for about 30 years. “Seven years I’ve lived here and been able to smoke, now all of a sudden, boom,
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added May 5, 2015 09:02

[Massachusetts] KEOUGH: The plight of the Smoking Man

For years, I was a smoker and didn’t think much about its effect on my health, let alone others’... Banthin sympathizes with those affected by bans. He advises landlords and other stakeholders on how to implement a no-smoking rule. Part of that includes e
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 30, 2015 13:07
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