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Smoking costs Massachusetts economy $1.9 million over each smoker's lifetime: Report

Wallethub...also calculates that the habit costs Massachusetts an average of $238,987 in added health care costs and $269,831 in lost income over each smoker's lifetime. The study was released as part of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. The formula Wallet
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 20, 2015 17:14
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[Massachusetts] Should the tobacco buying age in Montague rise?

Board of Health is looking for feedback on its proposal to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products. The Board of Health is considering raising the age from 18 to 21. You can call the Board of Health directly with your comments at 413-863-3200.
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jan 16, 2015 12:23
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[Massachusetts] 'Careless Disposal Of Smoking Materials' Likely Cause Of Nine-Alarm Allston Fire

a nine-alarm fire that displaced dozens of residents in the Allston neighborhood of Boston last month. The Boston Fire Department said on Friday that a cigar or cigarette was discarded in a staircase of the Harvard Terrace apartment building, likely causi
added Oct 18, 2014 08:35
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[Massachusetts] Hull raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

The minimum age to buy cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products will be going up from 18 to 21 on Jan. 1. The town's board of health unanimously approved the restriction at its meeting Tuesday, making the town the state's 33rd community where you mu
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:00
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[Massachusetts] GROSOWSKY: Use of e-cigarettes dangerous, but on rise

I want to remind parents in our area that the tobacco industry continues to produce new and varied nicotine delivery products, like e-cigarettes and vape pens that are sweet, cheap and easy for young people to get. These products are not regulated by the
Nashoba Publishing (Devens, MA)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:34
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Altria Presents at the Barclays Back-To-School Consumer Conference; Reaffirms 2014 EPS Guidance

is participating today in the Barclays Back-To-School Consumer Conference in Boston, Mass. During the presentation, Altria’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Howard Willard will review how Altria’s financial goals, business model and s
Altria Group, Inc.
added Sep 3, 2014 10:12
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[Massachusetts] Smokers challenge change in rules in Northbridge senior housing complex

A Whitinsville couple appeared in Worcester Housing Court Thursday to fight an eviction from the Linwood Mill senior affordable housing complex, claiming the property managers changed the rules to prohibit smoking after the longtime smokers moved in more
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Aug 29, 2014 14:03
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[Massachusetts] RAI to webcast CEO’s participation at Barclays Back-To-School Consumer Conference on Sept. 4 (PDF)

will host a webcast of business remarks by Chief Executive Officer and President Susan M. Cameron at the Barclays Back-To-School Consumer Conference in Boston on Thursday, Sept. 4 at approximately 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:56
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Silva: Should MLB Ban Smokeless Tobacco?

Curt Schilling can now lead efforts to get MLB to ban smokeless tobacco, but should it be up to the league to do so?'s Steve Silva joins CineSport's Noah Coslov for a discussion.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 22, 2014 06:40
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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes put corporate smoking policies to the test

with the use of e-cigarettes growing, and health risks unclear, companies are grappling with whether to allow employees to vape, the electronic equivalent of smoking. So far, the battery-powered devices have been banned in workplaces, bars, and restauran
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 22, 2014 20:23
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