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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] 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] 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] Smokey Joe's Cigar Lounge, residents clash over smoking permit in downtown Springfield

located on the ground floor of the McIntosh Condominiums on Chestnut Street, has local and state permits to allow smoking by its members and guests, but the condominium association is opposed to renewal, saying they are harmed by second-hand smoke.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 10, 2016 18:32
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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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[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 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] MA: Child-Resistant Packaging Now Required for E-Cigarette Liquids

New regulations requiring child-resistant packaging for liquids and gels used in electronic cigarettes will soon take effect in Massachusetts. The new restrictions are intended to address concerns that children may swallow the liquids or gels, which con
WATD 95.9 (Marshfield, MA)
added Mar 15, 2016 23:02
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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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