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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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[Massachusetts] Senate passes tobacco bill

passed S. 2234, An Act to Protect Youth from the Health Risks of Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction, an omnibus bill that seeks to reduce tobacco use and nicotine addiction among youth. Among other provisions, the legislation will prohibit the sale of all to
Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle
added May 3, 2016 13:49
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[Massachusetts] This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine

This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine
Martha's Vineyard (MA) Times
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46
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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] 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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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Permit renewal for Smokey Joe's cigar shop has been denied

A popular downtown Springfield cigar shop's permit will not be renewed. This comes after several neighbors that live in the condominiums above Smokey Joe's cigar shop have complained of smoke seeping into their homes.
WGGB/WSHM (Springfield, MA)
added Nov 5, 2016 14:14
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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] UMass Boston bans smoking on campus

The University of Massachusetts Boston on Tuesday banned smoking on school property. The prohibition also applies to vaporizers and e-cigarettes. Effective immediately, students, visitors, and staff will no longer be able to light up in outdoor spaces i
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 20, 2016 18:38
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