Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 5,892 headlines found
For the second time within a week, a fire caused by the improper disposal of smoking materials has resulted in a fatality.
Mar 28, 2015 CapeCod.com (Hyannis, MA)
added Mar 28, 2015 11:21
The head of Quincy Housing Authority says he's not sure if a proposed smoking ban on publicly-subsidized properties would also include medical marijuana, which is now legal in Massachusetts.
Mar 25, 2015 Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:35
its newly formed Center for Public Health Litigation has filed lawsuits against two major tobacco companies and several local distributors on behalf of the families of two former smokers who suffered devastating disease from smoking cigarettes. “This is
Mar 26, 2015 Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:08
We commend Quincy and Hull for acting responsibly and respectfully before imposing new restrictions on smoking. By weighing all sides and seeking the opinions of the people who would be most affected – tenants and residents – each community has demonstra
Mar 27, 2015 Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Mar 26, 2015 23:59
The Board of Health plans to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes, and increase the minimum age to buy sale blunt wraps and all tobacco to 21.
Mar 26, 2015 Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 26, 2015 23:53
Valero gas station has appealed a $100 fine by the Board of Health for selling flavored tobacco products at its 130 Huttleston Ave. location, in violation of town regulations that went into effect Jan. 1. The business is accused of offering flavored cigar
Mar 21, 2015 New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Mar 25, 2015 19:09
The housing authority, which manages 938 state-funded and 650 federally funded residential units in Quincy, recently sent out a “Smoke-Free Housing Survey” to its tenants, a copy of which was obtained by The Patriot Ledger on Tuesday.
Mar 24, 2015 Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Mar 24, 2015 15:15
Healey yesterday announced plans to ban, via regulation, the sale of electronic cigarettes...to minors statewide. ... But at least Sanchez’s bill (and others) gives the power to regulate those “tobacco” products to the Department of Public Health, and mor
Mar 18, 2015 Boston (MA) Herald
added Mar 19, 2015 20:26
But the jury is out on whether they are safe. “E-cigarettes are not regulated at all by anyone” said Cheryl Sbarra, senior staff attorney at the Massachusetts Association of Health Boards. “In Massachusetts, there is no state law that regulates e-cigare
Mar 18, 2015 Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Mar 18, 2015 17:06
it is banning the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere on housing authority property, The move by the housing authority's Board of Commissioners immediately bans the use of any electronic tobacco products in any apartment, common area or outside propert
Mar 18, 2015 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Mar 18, 2015 17:05