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[Massachusetts] Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey

The most explosive growth seen in any of the survey's results appeared in the usage of electronic cigarettes. Whereas virtually no 16- to 18-year-olds reported using e-cigs in 2015, 13 and 21 percent, respectively, had used the devices within the past
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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[Massachusetts] IVES: Protecting Children from Secondhand Smoke ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

I recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health to encourage the favorable report of H1170 “An Act to Protect Little Lungs,” filed by Representative Paul Heroux. This bill would ban smoking in a car if a child is small enough to be in a
Valley Patriot (North Andover, MA)
added Oct 2, 2017 14:03
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Encourage Landlords to Go Smoke Free

The Health Department doesn't have authority to demand landlords adopt smoke-free policies but are rolling out resources to guide landlords on how to do so. The board feels that secondhand smoke is a health concern and inside homes are where that mostly
iBerkshires.com
added Sep 11, 2017 15:41
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[Massachusetts] BIDH–Milton to ban all tobacco use

The smoking light will go out for good Nov. 17 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton. That’s when smoking will be banned everywhere on the hospital’s 20-acre campus. In addition to cigarettes and cigars, the ban extends to chewing tobacco and snuff, e
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Sep 7, 2017 22:48
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[Massachusetts] Altria Presents at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples

is participating today in the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Billy Gifford, Altria’s Chief Financial Officer, and Murray Garnick, Altria's Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Law and Regulatory Affairs, wil
Business Wire
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Vaping is a Danger to Youth as School Begins

Thanks to the tobacco industry targeting our youth, Massachusetts has experienced an increase in vaping (use of e-cigarettes or vape pens) by young people. In my job, I speak with people throughout our region about the dangers of tobacco and about how th
Rehoboth (MA) Reporter
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Massachusetts] US Sens. Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren look to ban menthol cigarettes

Contending that research has shown menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than other types of cigarettes, U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, called on federal officials to ban them Tuesday. The Massachusetts Democr
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 25, 2017 18:41
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[Massachusetts] Medical pot use restricted at federally funded housing, residents stuck

Medical marijuana users living in apartments controlled by the Malden Housing Authority were given a new addendum for their leases ...indicates cannabis is not welcome at the complex, and neither is smoking. The penalty is eviction. “I said ‘you know, I'
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[Massachusetts] Canton considers measures to end tobacco sales

Under proposed regulations being reviewed by the local Board of Health, no new stores would be permitted to sell tobacco products, with some exceptions...“The ultimate goal is to slowly, over time, reduce the number of tobacco permits, without inconvenien
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Going too far on smoking

No driver should smoke in car with a child as a passenger. But police on the commonwealth’s roadways have enough on their plates without being deputized to run a highway campaign for better public health.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jul 31, 2017 12:57
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