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[Massachusetts] Gloucester raises age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21

The Gloucester Board of Health joins 99 other Massachusetts communities in adopting regulation changes that raise the minimum purchase age of tobacco and nicotine delivery products in the City from 18 years to 21.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:07
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MASSACHUSETTS CITIES LOOK TO BAN FLAVORED TOBACCO

the Leominster and Fitchburg boards of health are seeking to relegate the sale of flavored tobacco to tobacco outlets, reports the Sentinel and Enterprise News, and prohibit convenience stores and gas stations from selling any type of flavored tobacco pro
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 8, 2016 16:56
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[Massachusetts] To curb tobacco use, committee bill raises smoking age to 21

The Massachusetts smoking age would rise to 21 and pharmacies would be banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products under a bill recommended Thursday by the Joint Committee on Public Health.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:05
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[Massachusetts] To curb tobacco use, committee bill raises smoking age to 21

The Massachusetts smoking age would rise to 21 and pharmacies would be banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products under a bill recommended Thursday by the Joint Committee on Public Health. The bill, intended to curb tobacco use among yout
Boston (MA) Globe
added Mar 4, 2016 01:51
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[Massachusetts] Worcester Housing Authority to go smoke free

it will ban smoking inside all of its properties beginning April 1, and a handful of people gathered Monday afternoon outside apartment buildings in Great Brook Valley mostly said the ban was understandable. “You have to think about the secondary smoke,”
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Feb 23, 2016 19:13
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Fitchburg Housing Authority clears the air

With its new policy, the Fitchburg Housing Authority joins the growing number of public and private multiunit housing properties throughout Massachusetts with smoke-free policies, a positive trend that protects residents from the serious health effects o
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Jan 27, 2016 21:28
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[Massachusetts] Wareham Health Board raises tobacco-buying age to 21

Following a growing trend in Massachusetts and nationally, the Wareham Board of Health unanimously voted Wednesday to boost the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products in the town from 18 to 21 years, effective April 1.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 21, 2016 17:33
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[Massachusetts] Stoughton looking to raise tobacco age to 21

Dr. Lester Hartman, a pediatrician at Westwood-Mansfield Pediatric Associates, has led 80 cities and towns in Massachusetts to adopting Tobacco 21, an initiative to raise the legal tobacco purchasing age to 21. And Stoughton could be one of the next.
WCVB-Ch. 5 (Boston, MA)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:25
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[Massachusetts] Sturbridge Publick House open after cigarette in planter completely destroys motel in fire

Although the motel was hit with a major fire Sunday morning that officials now saw was caused by a cigarette left in a planter, a wedding planned at the Publick House later that day went off without a hitch. General Manager Michael Glick said business wi
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 11, 2016 18:40
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[Massachusetts] Somerville Sees Positive Feedback From Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age

“We have not received any pushback or negative comments from the community,” Kress told Patch.”Rather we have had several positive comments and thank you and congratulations comments.” The new rules ban tobacco sales in pharmacies as well as nearly all
Patch.org
added Jan 8, 2016 21:36
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