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[Massachusetts] Community reductions in youth smoking after raising the minimum tobacco sales age to 21

results suggest that raising the minimum sales age to 21 for tobacco contributes to a greater decline in youth smoking relative to communities that did not pass this ordinance. These findings support local community-level action to raise the tobacco sales
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2015 20:59
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[Massachusetts] INCREASING THE MINIMUM AGE FOR TOBACCO SALES IN MONTAGUE FROM AGE 18 to 21.

1. Do you think the Montague Board of Health should increase the minimum age for tobacco sales from age 18 to age 21?
SurveyMonkey.com LLC
added Jan 16, 2015 12:24
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Hypocrisy over smokes

But now at least eight communities have raised the age to 21 and four others have set it at 19. Keep in mind, this is a perfectly legal product and unlike alcohol no one can get arrested for driving while smoking. Add to that the fact that most 18- to 20
Boston (MA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2013 18:13
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[Massachusetts] FDA: cigarette of the future could be non-addictive

We have the authority given to us by Congress to reduce nicotine in cigarettes down to nearly zero," Zeller said. Since nicotine is the addictive chemical in cigarettes, teens who start smoking products that are almost nicotine-free could, in theory, nev
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 5, 2013 18:08
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[Massachusetts] New smoking regulations target secondhand smoke, blunt wraps, and rolling machines

the Board of Health has banned smoking in the outdoor seating areas of restaurants where the waitstaff serves customers.
Wareham (MA) Week
added Feb 27, 2013 18:27
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco farmer sued for discrimination, harrassment

Jesus deJesus, Alex Hernandez, and Raul Rivera claimed they worked at a tobacco farm owned by Thomas McLaughlin through a federal guest worker program in for five months in 2013. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the three workers said they were subj
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 22, 2015 00:51
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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] New data shows spike in smokeless tobacco sales

The number of smokeless tobacco products sold in Massachusetts is soaring, as are the levels of nicotine packed into many of them, according to a new analysis from UMass Medical School and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 21, 2014 10:46
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[Massachusetts] For smokers, a Common spot revoked

Emerson students aren't the first ones to make Boston Common a hub for smokers. According to an article in the Boston Globe, Boston's relationship with smoking dates back to the 17th century, when the colony's Puritan founders effectively banned the use
Berkeley Beacon (Emerson College)
added Feb 2, 2014 13:45
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes Are More Addictive Than Ever Before, Suggests New Study

smokers are now taking in significantly more nicotine every time they puff on a cigarette than in previous years. “Cigarettes have a more efficient nicotine delivery system than ever before,” said Thomas Land, director of the Office of Health Information
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:25
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