Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,194 headlines found
But some local business owners said to forget about making smoking a thing of the past. Just eliminating smoking on patio areas – it is already banned inside restaurants – would hurt business for many. “We get a lot of people who come down here late at
Jul 28, 2016 Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
Over the last three days, Springfield Firefighters have been called to three fires that were caused by careless cigarette disposal. With the hot and dry weather we’ve been having, careless disposal of cigarette can easily start a fire. 22News spoke with
Jul 26, 2016 WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:52
The board tabled action Monday night on the proposal so members can have time to research environmental exposure of secondhand smoke in outdoor venues.
Jul 27, 2016 Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 27, 2016 03:07
became the latest on Cape Cod to ban smoking on town beaches and recreation areas. The move was made by the Bourne Board of Health at their July 13 meeting to amend the tobacco regulations to include a ban on smoking at town recreation areas and beaches.
Jul 23, 2016 CapeCod.com (Hyannis, MA)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
The Bourne Board of Health last week voted to crack down on smokers lighting up on town-owned beaches as well as playgrounds and ball parks—outdoor places where children and their families often congregate.
Jul 22, 2016 Sandwich (MA) Enterprise
added Jul 23, 2016 00:24
Massachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs.
Jul 10, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2016 01:29
As of Nov. 1, smokers must be at least 21 years old to buy tobacco and nicotine delivery products in Pittsfield. The city's Board of Health Wednesday night unanimously voted to raise the minimum age from 18 to 21, joining a growing trend of Massachusetts
Jul 14, 2016 Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Jul 15, 2016 21:35
as a part of Salem's "Park Your Butts Here" campaign. SalemRecycles and the Salem Department of Public Works have identified new areas for placement; such as parks and restaurants outside of downtown.
Jul 11, 2016 Patch.org
added Jul 15, 2016 18:32
Cumberland Farms Requests ‘Clear and Unambiguous’ Tobacco Laws / Executives describe city-by-city regulations in Massachusetts as chaotic
Cumberland Farms has requested... “But as it stands now, we are instead forced to juggle hundreds of different and constantly-changing local requirements related to pricing, packaging, signage, product bans, licensing display methods, age verification pr
Jul 8, 2016 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 12, 2016 23:27
Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Jul 12, 2016 Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53