Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,326 headlines found
[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
Oct 20, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 20, 2015 13:53
[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
Sep 16, 2015 Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
added Sep 16, 2015 17:48
"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.
Dec 30, 2014 Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Dec 30, 2014 22:58
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.
Oct 23, 2013 Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Oct 23, 2013 11:29
[Massachusetts] Davis Malm Congratulates Michael D. Weisman on Lawyers Weekly "2011 Lawyer of the Year" Honor
Jan 17, 2012 Citybizlist
added Feb 3, 2012 00:00
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
Nov 12, 2014 Boston (MA) Herald
added Nov 12, 2014 12:03
Injunction allowing roll-your-own cigarette machines lifted
Aug 22, 2012 Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:16
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
Oct 15, 2013 BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:22
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.
Sep 16, 2013 Newburyport (MA) News
added Sep 16, 2013 11:35
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.
Nov 25, 2015 Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Nov 25, 2015 16:27