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[Massachusetts] Cambridge Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

City Council passed amendments to the Tobacco Ordinance last week that raise the age to legally purchase tobacco in Cambridge from 18 to 21, while also designating more public spaces as smoke-free and placing limits on the use of electronic cigarettes, ac
Harvard Crimson
added Feb 5, 2015 06:56
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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] Rush is on for permits to sell e-cigarettes in Boston

Boston shopkeepers are rushing to sell electronic cigarettes, apparently driven by sales pitches from the nation's third-largest tobacco company. Lorillard representatives have been offering retailers display samples and suggesting they stock the tobacc
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 8, 2013 09:29
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[Massachusetts] Case Docket: WILLIE EVANS vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY & others

12/03/2012 Oral argument held. (Ireland, C.J., Spina, J., Cordy, J., Botsford, J., Gants, J., Duffly, J.). 12/04/2012 #39 POST-ARGUMENT LETTER from Paul Ware, Jr., Esquire. (Distr to the quorum)
Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts
added Dec 7, 2012 19:55
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Bill pending to raise age to buy tobacco products statewide in Massachusetts

State legislators are considering a bill that would increase the tobacco age in Massachusetts from 18 to 21 years old, a move that could make Massachusetts the second state nationwide with such legislation. A number of Massachusetts cities and towns have
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Mar 22, 2016 04:06
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[Massachusetts] THOMAS GEANACOPOULOS1 vs. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.: FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW AFTER TRIAL (PDF)

who purchased Marlboro Lights in Massachusetts during the class period, suffered a distinct economic injury caused by the deceptive acts; namely, they paid too much... I award damages of the statutory amount of $25 per class member... $4,942,500
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 21, 2016 23:28
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Smokeless tobacco products sold in Massachusetts from 2003 to 2012: trends and variations in brand availability, nicotine contents and design features

The number of smokeless tobacco products increased in the Massachusetts market. Further, mean unionised (free) nicotine levels in smokeless tobacco products of several manufacturers continued to rise despite decreasing levels from other manufacturers. Th
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2014 03:36
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[Massachusetts] Conference Announcement: Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century

How do international laws and institutions regarding tobacco, trade, investment, agriculture and economic development intersect? What are the implications for global tobacco control efforts? How should public health concerns be taken into account in inte
Harvard Law Bulletin
added Jan 21, 2013 16:45
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[Massachusetts] Lorillard appeals in Mass. cigarette samples case

Lorillard's appeal is set to go before the highest court in Massachusetts next month. . . . During the 2010 trial, Evans' lawyers said Marie Evans first received free samples of Lorillard's Newport cigarettes when she was 9 or 10 years old. She said s
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2012 12:18
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Firestorm Erupts in Anti-Smoking Massachusetts Town

Many say they have never touched tobacco and find the habit disgusting. Rather, they perceive the ban as a frontal assault on their individual liberties. And they say it would cripple the eight retailers in town who sell tobacco products.
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2014 11:28
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