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[Massachusetts] Cape towns ban beach smoking

In Massachusetts, the trend of prohibiting smoking on beaches started, oddly enough, in an inland community. In 1995, Sharon enacted the state’s first beach smoking ban at its three lake beaches. Today, the municipal association lists nearly four dozen M
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2015 17:17
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

Senate is pressing to increase the tax on flavored cigars, flavored smoking tobacco and flavored “blunt wraps” from 40% to 210% in an attempt to reduce use of the products by young adults. Unflavored and tobacco-flavored cigars would remain taxed at 40%.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:59
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:52
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:52
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[Massachusetts] MCDONOUGH: US Chamber of Commerce’s shameful tobacco work

When I was a state representative in Boston in the 1980s and ’90s, I spent lots of time visiting chambers...How much is the tobacco industry paying the Chamber for their work in defense of the unfettered right of tobacco companies to sell their addictive
CommonWealth magazine
added Jul 3, 2015 11:28
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[Massachusetts] Flavored tobacco could see massive tax hike in Mass.

Massachusetts Senate is pressing to increase the tax on flavored cigars, flavored smoking tobacco, and flavored “blunt wraps” — sometimes used to smoke marijuana — from 40 percent to 210 percent in an attempt to reduce youth use of products that come in s
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 2, 2015 10:35
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[Massachusetts] North Andover raises cigarette age to 21

North Andover has joined a growing number of communities that prohibit people under the age of 21 from buying cigarettes and other tobacco products. The Board of Health voted unanimously Thursday night to increase the minimum age for tobacco purchases fro
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jun 29, 2015 13:56
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[Massachusetts] Arlington smokers must be 21 to buy butts

You will have to be 21 years old to buy a smoke in Arlington beginning next month, the town’s director of Health and Human Services announced yesterday. “We know that the earlier people start smoking, the more likely it is to become a habit. We want to
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 27, 2015 09:25
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[Massachusetts] Arlington raises age for tobacco purchases to 21

Arlington will raise the minimum legal age to purchase tobacco and nicotine delivery products to 21 on Wednesday, July 1, the final phase in a three-year step-up plan. In May 2013, the town’s Board of Health adopted a regulation restricting the sale of t
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 26, 2015 21:23
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[Massachusetts] To Cut Teen Smoking, Raise Tobacco Sales Age

A new study has found a simple way to significantly reduce teenage smoking: raise the tobacco sales age to 21. In 2005, Needham, Mass., did just that, while surrounding communities kept their age limit at 18.
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 20, 2015 22:13
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