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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] Westminster drops proposal to ban tobacco sales

“It’s no longer under consideration — thank you, you made the difference,” Simoncini said after a brief meeting Wednesday in which the three-member board, without opening the question to the public, voted 2-1 to kill the proposal.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 21, 2014 01:36
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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] 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] 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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[Togo, Massachusetts] High-Profile Law Firm Pulls Insensitive Press Release After Winning Big Tobacco Lawsuit

Several hours after we posted a story about how a high-profile New York law firm posted an insensitive press release bragging about how they fought off a class action lawsuit filed against their client — tobacco giant Phillip Morris — the press release i
LawNewz.com
added Feb 17, 2016 10:36
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