Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,329 headlines found
the rationale for such bans - protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke - doesn't apply to e-cigarettes. If nicotine, as opposed to tobacco, is the enemy, shouldn't they apply the same rules to nicotine gum and nicotine patches? E-cigarettes have the
Apr 27, 2014 Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Apr 30, 2014 17:31
[Massachusetts] Holyoke to ban smoking in public parks to limit harm of second-hand smoke, but ban delayed for 1 year
City Council has approved an ordinance to ban smoking in public parks and Mayor Alex B. Morse said Wednesday he will sign it into law. The prohibition won't take effect for a year as officials said they want to take time to educate the public and get peo
Mar 6, 2014 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Mar 6, 2014 02:31
A Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit launched by the owner of the Smoking Monkey in Seabrook. The suit attempted to block a town ordinance designed to stop the distribution of fake marijuana products in town
Jan 25, 2014 Newburyport (MA) News
added Jan 26, 2014 06:21
A ban would only exacerbate the current economic struggles we face today. For the time being, the government is willing to sacrifice the health of its people for economic gain.
Dec 16, 2013 Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 16, 2013 19:20
If passed, the controls would reshape how the town handles tobacco sales, raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 19 and establishing a tobacco and nicotine delivery products permit, administered by the board. Currently the town does not ha
Dec 6, 2013 Milford (MA) Daily News
added Dec 7, 2013 14:43
Board Chairman Bruce Hunchard has requested that the age limit be included with other new tobacco regulations currently being drafted by town health officials.
Nov 21, 2013 Milford (MA) Daily News
added Nov 25, 2013 11:15
During the Great American Smokeout on campus tomorrow, students are planning informational events and cessation and counseling programs, which will continue throughout November, which is Lung Cancer Awareness month.
Nov 19, 2013 Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Nov 20, 2013 12:27
City officials and health advocates debuted new smoke-free signs at the Noel Field Playground Thursday. The new signs are part of a rejuvenated effort to enforce new smoking regulations which ban smoking on city property and during city events.
Nov 15, 2013 North Adams (MA) Transcript
added Nov 15, 2013 16:49
Officials blame careless disposal of a lit cigarette on a first-floor porch, which they say ignited in flames that shot up to second- and third-floor porches. No residents were injured, but three firefighters were sent to the hospital, one with a should
Nov 3, 2013 Dorchester (MA) Reporter
added Nov 3, 2013 22:58
Puffing electronic cigarettes would be illegal in most public places across the Bay State -- including restaurants and bars -- under a Beacon Hill bill rolled out yesterday, but critics argued there's no evidence that second-hand vapor causes health prob
Aug 14, 2013 Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 22, 2013 13:00