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[Massachusetts] ‘Freedom Rally’ Attendees Face New Smoking Ban Fines at This Year’s Festival

For the first time in the rally’s 25-year history, police will be out issuing warnings and citations for a violation of the new no-smoking law in public parks
Boston Magazine
added Jul 31, 2014 12:10

[Massachusetts] Researching how tobacco and food companies shift blame to consumer

A $2.7 mil­lion grant from the National Cancer Insti­tute will fund research on how the tobacco, fast-​​food and sweetened-​​beverage indus­tries use and exploit the con­cept of per­sonal respon­si­bility and choice, and the resulting effect on public he
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:24
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[Massachusetts] NIH Spends $186K to Help Homeless Kick Smoking Habit

has awarded $186,192 to Massachusetts General Hospital to study ways to help the homeless stop smoking. According to the grant, an estimated 2.3 to 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness each year, and three-quarters of them smoke cigarettes.
added Jul 16, 2014 21:31

[Massachusetts] Medway board passes tobacco regs, raises purchase age to 21

Board of Health approved a series of updated tobacco regulations that included raising the minimum age required to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Voters in May approved the change in a non-binding referendum vote – 479 to 252. Since the question
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Jul 15, 2014 17:08

[Massachusetts] Medway: Public hearing on tobacco tonight

The Board of Health’s public hearing will center on whether the town should raise the legal age required to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 - a question voters approved at the ballot box in May by a vote of 479 to 252.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 14, 2014 23:15

[Massachusetts] Williamstown Health Board Revising Tobacco Regs

sale of flavored tobacco products would be prohibited in Williamstown except in "smoking bars or retail tobacco stores." The town currently has no businesses that meet those definitions.
added Jul 14, 2014 18:53
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[Massachusetts] First-of-its-kind tobacco treatment training program launched

A new UMass Medical School program trains health care providers how to teach their colleagues to help patients quit smoking. Upon successful completion of the train-the-trainer in tobacco treatment course, participants will be qualified to deliver the r
UMass Medical School
added Jul 10, 2014 22:14

[Massachusetts] McCARTHY: One in Five Teens Has Smoked a Hookah: Has Yours?

So add hookah to the list of things to talk about with your teen. There's no way we will ever stop all teens from making some dumb and risky decisions--that's part of being a teen. But at least we can make sure that they have correct information. Like th
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 9, 2014 19:57

[Connecticut, Massachusetts] Vermont's Tobacco Heritage Explored In New Book

Dale and Darcy Cahill are the authors of Tobacco Sheds: Vanishing Treasures of the Connecticut River Valley. They traveled around Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, documenting these sheds and researching the history of tobacco farming in the regio
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:55

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: State should regulate e-cigarettes while awaiting tougher action from FDA

Administration waited too long to produce regulations on a fast-growing industry that FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg herself describes as the “wild, wild West.” Unfortunately, the proposed regulations announced this spring fail to address some of the
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 7, 2014 16:25
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