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[Massachusetts] Raucous hearing on tobacco sales in Westminster halted

An unruly public hearing on a proposal to prohibit the sale of tobacco products came to a sudden and rowdy halt Wednesday evening after shouting and clapping opponents of the ban repeatedly refused the chairwoman’s request to come to order.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 13, 2014 02:40
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[Massachusetts] Store owners: Butt out! Uproar over Westminster plan to ban tobacco sales

Westminster store owners and their supporters — fuming over their Health Board’s first-in-the-nation plan to ban tobacco sales — plan to pack a public hearing on the controversial proposal tonight that they say will crush business in the sleepy central M
Boston (MA) Herald
added Nov 12, 2014 11:58
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[Massachusetts] Northampton health board approves new smoking restrictions

City smokers have until June 1 before new regulations take effect that will curb where they will be able to light up and restrict cigar and other tobacco sales. And, no, electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigs,” are not exempt.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Mar 24, 2014 10:03
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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] Danvers approved new tobacco regulations

The regulations redefined what a “tobacco product” is, which now includes all non-FDA regulated electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette-related products, such as pipes, cigars, and hookahs. The new regulations included a unanimous decision to set
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 16, 2015 09:48
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[Massachusetts] Peer leaders receive anti-smoking grant

The Watertown Youth Coalition 84 Chapter at the Wayside Youth & Family Support Network was recently awarded a second $1,000 grant from The 84 Movement to work on an initiative to educate the local community about the dangers of flavored cigars and e-ciga
Wicked Local (MA)
added Nov 2, 2014 09:49
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[Massachusetts] Experts: SJC’s tobacco ruling could pave way for suits

A first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finding that tobacco companies cannot claim special protection under the law simply because their products are addictive could open the door to a slew of product liability suits, experts said. T
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2013 09:37
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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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[Massachusetts] Tobacco debate will be relit Tuesday night

recently recommended a series of amendments to the ordinance that are mostly aimed at eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke at city-owned facilities and prohibiting the use of e-smoking devices in smoke-free workplaces. Those amendments will go before
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 15, 2015 21:29
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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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