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[Massachusetts] Tobacco and e-cigs now banned on UMass Dartmouth campus

effective June 1. The University developed an accessible smoking cessation program to help current smokers quit since announcing the new campus-wide smoking policy in May 2014.
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jun 4, 2015 12:58

[Massachusetts] Amherst raises age to purchase tobacco products to 21

Beginning Aug. 15, anyone purchasing tobacco or similar products in Amherst will have to be at least 21. The Board of Health Thursday unanimously adopted the new regulations, said Chairwoman Nancy Gilbert.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added May 16, 2015 10:30

[Massachusetts] Easton Housing Authority bans smoking in apartments

commissioners voted recently to institute a smoking ban inside housing units and common areas at all of the authority’s properties. Sharpe, 67, has smoked for about 30 years. “Seven years I’ve lived here and been able to smoke, now all of a sudden, boom,
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added May 5, 2015 09:02

[Massachusetts] Smoke ban being considered for Quincy public housing properties

The housing authority, which manages 938 state-funded and 650 federally funded residential units in Quincy, recently sent out a “Smoke-Free Housing Survey” to its tenants, a copy of which was obtained by The Patriot Ledger on Tuesday.
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Mar 24, 2015 15:15

[Massachusetts] Mass. AG Healey Looks To Ban E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

Healey introduced the proposed regulations at a State House press conference on Tuesday. “This is about young people,” the Democrat — now in her third month as attorney general — said. “This is about the safety and well being and public health of young
New England Public Radio 88.5 FM WFCR and AM 640 & 91.7 FM all-news WNNZ
added Mar 18, 2015 15:49

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Curbing tobacco use

Passage of an ordinance in Greenfield that raises the age at which people can buy tobacco products is an understandable step.
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Mar 18, 2015 14:44

[Massachusetts] Smoking Likely Cause Of Waltham Fire That Killed Mother, Son

Investigators say a house fire earlier this week in Waltham that took the life of a 75-year-old woman and her adult son was likely the result of smoking, although the exact cause of the blaze cannot be pinpointed.
added Feb 20, 2015 03:21

Massachusetts Town's Proposed Tobacco Sale Ban Meeting Ends Minutes After Starting

critics of the proposed ban started cheering and speaking out of turn. The three members of the Westminster Board of Health had to be escorted out of a packed school auditorium, where the meeting was taking place. Public Hearing to Be Held on Town Tobacco
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Nov 13, 2014 03:05

[Massachusetts] Westminster's tobacco ban hearing too rowdy, ends early |

Only a handful of people were able to speak on a proposal that could make the tiny Massachusetts town of Westminster the first in the nation to ban all sales of tobacco products when boos and shouts from the crowd shut down the public hearing Wednesday ni
WCVB-Ch. 5 (Boston, MA)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:56

[Massachusetts] Live: Westminster Board of Health hearing on tobacco-sales ban

Follow our live social-media coverage - words, photos and video - here.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Nov 12, 2014 20:52
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