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[Massachusetts] $609M False Advertising Class Action Over Marlboro Lights Nicotine Levels Goes To Trial

began Monday in a long-running class action filed in 1998 on behalf of nearly 200,000 Massachusetts smokers seeking up to $609 million from tobacco giant Philip Morris USA for allegedly duping them by falsely claiming that Marlboro Light brand cigarettes
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 20, 2015 13:53
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[Massachusetts] SUMMARY OF AMENDED CIGARETTE, CIGAR, SMOKELESS TOBACCO, AND ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE REGULATIONS (PDF)

Covered businesses must sell all covered products in the following manner: • Placement/display: all products must be placed out of the reach of all customers, and in a location only accessible by retail personnel. • Face-to-face sales: all products m
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
added Sep 16, 2015 17:48
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[Massachusetts] MOULTON: Stories that endure: Good fight against tobacco far from over in Valley

"We must all share in this most worthwhile effort to end the tobacco epidemic,”...Kathleen Sebelius wrote in a preface to the report. The initiatives adopted or being considered this year in the Valley already are heeding that call.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Dec 30, 2014 22:58
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Massachusetts Tobacco Case Information Hotline Form

Massachusetts smokers who have been become sick as a result of smoking-caused diseases who want to learn more about tobacco litigation should fill out the form below and we will contact you.
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Oct 23, 2013 11:29
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[Massachusetts] Davis Malm Congratulates Michael D. Weisman on Lawyers Weekly "2011 Lawyer of the Year" Honor

Citybizlist
added Feb 3, 2012 00:00
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Tobacco ban defies logic

The Board of Health in its draft proposal cites a 1949 Supreme Judicial Court case that said the right to engage in business “must yield to the paramount right of government to protect the public health by any rational means.” Tobacco prohibition ration
Boston (MA) Herald
added Nov 12, 2014 12:03
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[Massachusetts] Brockton merchant throws up hands on roll-your-own cigarette machines

Injunction allowing roll-your-own cigarette machines lifted
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:16
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[Massachusetts] YUZBASIOGLU: POV: Smoking and Your Sex Life

So if that motorcyclist in a leather jacket with a cigarette in hand turns you on, think again. Smokers are less likely to have children, experience sexual pleasure, or even perform. Even frequent secondhand smoke has been found to cause a small (althoug
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:22
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[Massachusetts] Our view: Nanny government identifies a new target

Their sale to minors should be prohibited. But the legislation would also extend the ban on smoking ordinary cigarettes in public places to electronic cigarettes. There is no rational basis for this legislation.
Newburyport (MA) News
added Sep 16, 2013 11:35
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco taxes grow as anti-smoking funds dwindle

collected more than $882 million in tobacco taxes in the budget year that ended June 30. That includes payments tied to a 1998 settlement....But Massachusetts spent less that 1 percent of that money — about $3.9 million — on smoking cessation.
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Nov 25, 2015 16:27
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