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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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[Massachusetts] Alarm Bells over E-Cigarettes

Michael Siegel, a School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, suggests that the negative effects of electronic cigarettes have been wildly overblown, clouding the important benefits of e-cigarettes as devices to help people quit smoki
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Sep 26, 2013 06:21
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[Massachusetts] Smoking to be banned outside Springfield public housing

For residents of public housing owned by the Springfield Housing Authority , smoking has been banned inside their apartments for the last year. Now, they will no longer be able to smoke outside as well. Starting next week, smoking will be banned on all S
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 27, 2013 15:09
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[Massachusetts] Court Orders FDA to Move Forward With Graphic Cigarette Warnings

Talwani, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, and six other public health and medical groups contending that the FDA had "unre
MedPage Today
added Sep 6, 2018 14:29
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Massachusetts Becomes Sixth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Massachusetts’s action provides valuable momentum for the growing, nationwide movement to increase the tobacco age to 21. Tobacco 21 laws have been enacted by California, Hawaii, New Jersey, Maine, Oregon, Washington D.C. and at least 340 cities and coun
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2018 20:13
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