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[Massachusetts] Smoking Likely Cause Of Waltham Fire That Killed Mother, Son

Investigators say a house fire earlier this week in Waltham that took the life of a 75-year-old woman and her adult son was likely the result of smoking, although the exact cause of the blaze cannot be pinpointed.
WBZT.com
added Feb 20, 2015 03:21
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[Massachusetts, New York] Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper smokes cigars with local officers

To prepare for his role in The Place Beyond the Pines, Cooper spent the summer of 2011 riding patrol cars and hanging out with the Schenectady Police Department. “I said, ‘Do you want to know what we’re really like?’” McCracken recalled. “He said, ‘Absol
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Feb 19, 2015 21:59
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[Massachusetts] Cambridge Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

City Council passed amendments to the Tobacco Ordinance last week that raise the age to legally purchase tobacco in Cambridge from 18 to 21, while also designating more public spaces as smoke-free and placing limits on the use of electronic cigarettes, ac
Harvard Crimson
added Feb 5, 2015 06:56
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[Massachusetts] OZ/ROIZEN: E-cigarettes contain toxins

before studies proved conclusively that all brands of tobacco cigarettes caused lung cancer and other health problems, advertisements claimed, "More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette," and "20,679 physicians say Lucky Strikes are less irritati
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Feb 4, 2015 14:18
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[Massachusetts] US District Court Springfield: Connecticut man admits to conspiracy & tobacco trafficking scheme to avoid excise taxe

the scheme was part of a larger interstate cigar and tobacco smuggling ring that robbed the government of $43 million in excise taxes. Jaspal Singh, one of the co-defendants in the case, pleaded guilty to charges in October and is scheduled to be sentence
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 1, 2015 10:35
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[Massachusetts] Sharon Housing Authority's complexes going smoke-free

The Sharon Housing Authority has announced that it will become a smoke-free housing complex as of April 1. Smoking will be allowed at designated outside locations for the first few months.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:34
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[Massachusetts] Study shows effectiveness of simple, low-cost tobacco interventions in ERs

more than one-third of current tobacco users approached about their tobacco use by undergraduate pre-health student volunteers while in an emergency department left with a referral to their state's free Quitline tobacco cessation treatment programs.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 29, 2015 13:21
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Smoking costs Massachusetts economy $1.9 million over each smoker's lifetime: Report

Wallethub...also calculates that the habit costs Massachusetts an average of $238,987 in added health care costs and $269,831 in lost income over each smoker's lifetime. The study was released as part of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. The formula Wallet
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 20, 2015 17:14
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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes: A tool to quit or a danger to youth?

“Early indications show they help people quit, but additional research is still needed,” Flanagan said. “Anything that can curtail the use of tobacco products is great. It’s just a matter of making sure that e-cigarettes are safe and approved and it’s in
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 18, 2015 12:56
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[Massachusetts] INCREASING THE MINIMUM AGE FOR TOBACCO SALES IN MONTAGUE FROM AGE 18 to 21.

1. Do you think the Montague Board of Health should increase the minimum age for tobacco sales from age 18 to age 21?
SurveyMonkey.com LLC
added Jan 16, 2015 12:24
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