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[Massachusetts] Easton Housing Authority bans smoking in apartments

commissioners voted recently to institute a smoking ban inside housing units and common areas at all of the authority’s properties. Sharpe, 67, has smoked for about 30 years. “Seven years I’ve lived here and been able to smoke, now all of a sudden, boom,
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added May 5, 2015 09:02
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[Massachusetts] KEOUGH: The plight of the Smoking Man

For years, I was a smoker and didn’t think much about its effect on my health, let alone others’... Banthin sympathizes with those affected by bans. He advises landlords and other stakeholders on how to implement a no-smoking rule. Part of that includes e
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 30, 2015 13:07
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[Massachusetts] Smoking mad over Ipswich Housing Authority ban

has banned smoking on its properties, leaving its resident smokers complaining and forcing them to walk and, in some cases, roll away from housing authority land to smoke on side streets and sidewalks. The ban has pitted housing authority health concerns
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:10
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[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability to help smokers quit, "vaping" advocates argued Thursday to the attorney general's office. Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-toba
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability help smokers quit... Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-tobacco activists filled a hearing room to sound off on Attorney General Mau
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 24, 2015 14:19
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[Massachusetts] Smoking blamed for fire displacing occupants of 24 apartments in Weymouth, two fires in Braintree

Fire officials are blaming careless disposal of smoking materials for causing $100,000 damage during a two-alarm blaze in a first-floor apartment at 53 Queen Anne Drive, Weymouth on Thursday, April 16 and in two separate blazes in Braintree earlier this
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 19, 2015 16:43
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[Massachusetts] Study: E-cigarettes may cause cancer-like cell growth

“But there is definitely some evidence of damage to cells that have been exposed. The electronic cigarette contains liquids, and when they burn, they have other substances in the liquid that could be disease-causing.” “We really have no idea the potentia
Boston (MA) Herald
added Apr 19, 2015 10:45
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our view: State regulation needed for e-cigarettes

Despite industry claims to the contrary, the distribution of samples can be seen as recruiting users, adults and teens alike. This is not a business issue. It’s a public health issue — and one that needs a statewide response now.
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:33
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'Idiot' Massachusetts man found with TWO homes full of bomb-making materials after accidentally blowing himself up in his car

Police searched the home after an incident Saturday night where Brennan blew up his car while smoking a cigarette near gun powder... 'I’m an idiot. I lit a cigarette with the gunpowder in the front seat,' Brennan said in the police report according to the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2015 10:43
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking on campus not solution

Though the concerns of students advocating that Tufts go tobacco-free are completely valid, there are better ways for us to address this issue. Before we rush to punish smokers for what is a legal and often innocuous behavior, we should take action to en
The Tufts Daily
added Apr 14, 2015 10:37
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