Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,326 headlines found
[Massachusetts] Up in Smoke: THE LAW SCHOOL’S PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCACY INSTITUTE MOVES CLOSER TO MAKING SMOKING A RELIC OF THE PAST
The rationale for the new litigation arm, Daynard says, is that too many lawyers avoid cases that forge into new territory. “It’s hard to persuade them to do things that haven’t been done before,” he says. The lesson of the tobacco wars, he says, is that
Mar 5, 2015 Northeastern School of Law Magazine
added Mar 5, 2015 13:42
A statewide indoor smoking ban covering work places, bars and restaurants went into effect Monday throughout Massachusetts, and public health officials said they plan to aggressively pursue violators. Smokers face a $100 fine for each violation, and busin
Jun 11, 2014 NBC News
added Jun 11, 2014 18:11
Gas stations and convenience stores are addicted to cigarettes much in the way smokers are. Getting these merchants to quit will be much harder than getting Walgreens and Walmart to take cigarettes off their shelves. For Vercollone, tobacco sales repres
Feb 7, 2014 Boston (MA) Globe
added Feb 7, 2014 13:28
[New England, Massachusetts, Rhode Island] RI Black Market Tobacco Sales Rampant, Among Worst in Nation
Up to 40 percent of cigarettes smoked in Rhode Island are smuggled into the state according to one estimate. That analysis comes from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a nonpartisan research group ... "the best solution to the problem of interstate
Dec 23, 2013 GoLocalProv.com
added Dec 25, 2013 22:31
Less than a week after a $1-a-pack cigarette increase takes effect in Massachusetts, smokers are flocking to New Hampshire for cheaper cigarettes.
Aug 12, 2013 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:33
Retailers in the state will need to mark up cigarettes as of July 31, 2013 at least an additional 25 cents per pack due to the $1 per pack tax increase because the state minimum cigarette price law requires a 25% minimum retail mark up.
Jul 29, 2013 Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 30, 2013 04:52
VIDEO: SJC-11179, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Oral Arguments: Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Company
Torts; Wrongful Death-- Various issues arising out of a multi-million dollar judgment against a cigarette manufacturer in a suit by the estate of a smoker who died from lung cancer; whether an award of punitive damages was proper.
Dec 3, 2012 Suffolk University Law School - Boston
added Dec 7, 2012 16:33
In his oral argument to the Supreme Judicial Court, attorney Paul F. Ware Jr. said there was no evidence presented at a Suffolk Superior Court civil trial that directly linked the giveway of Newport cigarettes in the Orchard Park neighborhood to the smok
Dec 4, 2012 Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 4, 2012 13:47
Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is pushing to require graphic images on cigarette packaging, controversy over First Amendment rights has stirred a number of health and smoking rights advocates.
Oct 16, 2012 The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 16, 2012 07:18
H.4291 would change Massachusetts' definition of 'smokeless tobacco' for tax purposes to include electronic cigarettes and dissolvable tobacco.
Jul 27, 2012 Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jul 30, 2012 12:04