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Massachusetts lawmaker plans to re-ignite tobacco purchasing debate

Many western Massachusetts communities already require people to be at least 21-years-old to buy tobacco, but Dedham State Representative Paul McMurtry wants to make it the statewide standard. McMurtry wants to re-file a bill to align the tobacco purchas
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jan 20, 2017 22:05
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[Massachusetts] Boston is 'least-friendly' city for vaping

To uncover the most and least friendly e-cigarette locales in the U.S., Halo, an e-cigarette company, looked at the top 300 largest cities and created a list of all the vape shops listed on Yelp. Then, it examined the existing laws that restrict e-cigare
Metro International
added Jan 20, 2017 15:24
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[Massachusetts] Bay State smokers burn through cash at near national high

Smokers in the Bay State burn an average of $43,000 every year to support their habit — more money than in nearly any other region in the U.S., according to a new study on the costs of tobacco addiction. “I think it’s a real eye-opener for smokers natio
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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[Massachusetts] Cigarette smuggling in Mass. is up sharply, study says

In 2014 nearly one third of cigarettes in Massachusetts had been smuggled into the state, a sharp uptick over prior years, according to a recent study by the Tax Foundation. Smuggling tobacco across state lines is a crime made lucrative by disparities i
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jan 18, 2017 17:56
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[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Terrifying CCTV shows an e-cigarette EXPLODE in an office worker's face leaving him needing 12 stitches

A man in an office goes to take a puff on electronic cigarette / As the cigarette nears his mouth it explodes / Taken to hospital and received 12 stitches after accident in Massachusetts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:49
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[Massachusetts] Cigarette, medical oxygen start fire at condo complex

The plaintiff suffered an ankle fracture descending from a second-story balcony to escape the blaze, which erupted when actively flowing medical oxygen in the unit below was ignited due to the tenant dropping a lit cigarette.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
added Dec 26, 2016 18:12
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[Massachusetts] Product Liability MVP: Latham & Watkins' Kenneth Parsigian ($$)

Latham & Watkins partner Kenneth Parsigian’s work in helping defeat a class of healthy Marlboro smokers who were seeking to stick Philip Morris with a nearly $190 million tab for annual preventive lung screenings won a spot on this year’s list of Product
Law360
added Dec 23, 2016 13:54
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Now that marijuana is legal in Massachusetts, can you smoke it in your car?

"So you will be able to transport marijuana. But in terms of use, you're still not going to be able to use marijuana in public."
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
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[Massachusetts] Springfield health commissioner rejects 2017 permit for Smokey Joe's Cigar Lounge

"I find that based on the record, the cigar smoke odors migrating from Smokey Joe's Cigar Bar to the residential common areas and condominiums of the upper floors of the McIntosh Building may result in a nuisance or be harmful, injurious or dangerous to
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 15, 2016 04:42
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