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[Massachusetts] 2015 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

Chief Financial Officer, Jacek Olczak, will address investors today at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston. The presentation and Q&A session are being webcast live, in a listen-only mode, beginning at approximately 1:30 p.m. ET, at w
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 10:34

[Massachusetts] Cigarette leads to Worcester woman’s arrest

Transit Police officers approached a woman at South Station on Monday. According to police she was smoking under a “No smoking” sign. The officers identified her as Joanne Keenan of Worcester, who they said had outstanding warrants for assault and batter
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 6, 2015 13:20

[Massachusetts] Three more Berkshire towns aim to boost minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21

Lee, Lenox and Stockbridge could be the latest Berkshire communities hiking the minimum age to 21 to buy tobacco products in an effort to further curb youth smoking. The Tri-Town Board of Health representing the three towns will likely vote on the measur
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:14

[Massachusetts] US Sens. Warren, Markey back bill to hike smoking age to 21

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are backing legislation that would hike the nation’s smoking age by banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Warren said restricting tobacco sales to adults 21 or older will save lives and pro
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 5, 2015 10:26

[Massachusetts] Rockport prohibits smoking in town parks, playgrounds

A new regulation banning smoking in Rockport’s public places and workplaces has been passed by the town’s Board of Health. The ban covers municipal-owned parks, playgrounds and athletic fields, workplaces, restaurants and bars — including outdoor patio a
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Sep 29, 2015 08:37
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[Massachusetts] Ashland vendors express concern for retails penalities in proposed tobacco regs

According to Board of Health member Ed Hart, three of the 18 vendors in town who can sell tobacco products attended and spoke at the forum...Hart said the vendors were mainly concerned over the length of time they could lose their license if they sold to
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 26, 2015 23:25

[Massachusetts] Tobacco sales could be barred to those under 21 in Easton

health board members decided to review possible changes to the town’s tobacco regulations after hearing from health care advocates over the past three months. BOH Chairman Laura Arboleda and member Elizabeth Reichman appeared to favor crafting stricter co
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 25, 2015 16:05

[Massachusetts] Dr. Ilana Schmitt: ‘Vaping’ is proven path to tobacco addiction

Pediatricians like myself and all those concerned about public health worry that e-cigarettes are opening up a new market for tobacco products among adolescents. It is becoming the new gateway to nicotine addiction.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Sep 23, 2015 17:51

[Massachusetts] Ashland Board of Health to hold public hearing on proposed tobacco regulations

On Tuesday, the Board of Health will host a public discussion on proposed tobacco regulation changes. The proposed changes affect ID policies and selling and punishment standards. Under the new regulations, sellers would be required to ID customers unde
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 21, 2015 16:29

[Massachusetts] New regulations on sale of e-cigarettes kick in this week

As of Friday, anyone under 18 years old will be barred from buying e-cigarettes. The regulations also ban the promotional giveaway or free distribution of e-cigarettes and require that they be kept out of the reach of customers.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2015 21:47
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