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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council considers labor union contract, ban on loose cigars

The resolution cites the dangerousness of tobacco products, and states that the sale of individual cigars reduces the cost and makes it more accessible to minors. The resolution lists communities that have bans on those sales as including Boston, Bedford
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jun 16, 2015 07:44
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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] Beacon Hill Roll Call: May 25 to 29 - Gate House

RAISE TAX ON FLAVORED CIGARS (S 3 -- Amendment #836) - Senate 26-13, approved an amendment raising the tax on flavored cigars. Amendment supporters said the tax on flavored cigars is too low when compared to other smoking products in the Bay State. They
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jun 3, 2015 00:18
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[Massachusetts] Willie EVANS, executor, [FN1] vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY.

We conclude that the jury were adequately instructed regarding the claim of wrongful death based on the breach of the implied warranty of merchantability, that the evidence supports the jury's verdict finding such a breach, that this breach alone supports
Westlaw (Thompson West)
added Jun 11, 2013 11:55
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Small cigars offer too much temptation

are cheap, sweet and accessible to young people....why should it be legal to buy a single little cigar that's barely bigger than a cigarette? Requiring that little cigars be sold in packs of multiples is an important part of the work toward a tobacco-fre
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Oct 15, 2014 14:01
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Massachusetts ruling could invite more tobacco suits

Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that cigarettes' addictive qualities do not give cigarette makers "special protection" from product liability claims, a move that could make the state a hotbed for tobacco plaintiffs. The Massachusetts Supreme Court
Thomson Reuters
added Jun 18, 2013 12:23
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[Massachusetts] Dangers of smoking near an oxygen tank

“We've had several fires with the people smoking with the oxygen tanks it's a big problem. I know the State Fire Marshal is very concerned with that”, says Springfield Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant The Fire Marshal has started a campaign called "Brea
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 19, 2013 03:25
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[Massachusetts] Saugus tobacco club reopens, violations waived

Anthony Marino, the owner of the new MYO Club on Route 1, said his tobacco club is back open after town officials failed to show up for a show cause hearing at Lynn District Court earlier this week.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Apr 26, 2013 06:06
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[Massachusetts] Philip Morris Hit With $4.9M Judgment In Mass. False Ad Trial ($$)

judge awarded $4.9 million Friday to a class of nearly 200,000 smokers alleging Philip Morris USA Inc. falsely advertised that Marlboro Lights cigarettes delivered less tar and nicotine to users, saying the tobacco giant's deceptive practices caused consu
Law360
added Feb 20, 2016 18:35
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[Massachusetts] Local town may be first in nation to prohibit tobacco sales

Board of Health in Westminster, a small town north of Worcester, is studying a proposal to prohibit the sale of any product with tobacco or nicotine. The community would be the first in the state and the nation to ban all tobacco sales.
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Oct 28, 2014 12:14
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