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[Massachusetts] LETTER: No smoking for transport­ van drivers

Yet, it took me five months of advocating for my son with asthma to obtain a nonsmoking driver, and a smoke-free van. It is important to know that once the drivers get in their vehicle, they are not allowed to smoke until their shift ends.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 2, 2018 00:39
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[Massachusetts] Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Today Governor Charlie Baker signed H4486, An Act protecting youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction, which will raise the legal age to buy tobacco products statewide from 18 to 21. The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on pu
CapeCodToday.com
added Jul 28, 2018 03:45
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[Massachusetts] As state considers raising legal smoking age to 21, convenience stores worry about lost revenue

Impact: Will this help reduce access to tobacco products without long-term negative impact on small local businesses?
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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[Massachusetts] Maura Healey fires up e-cigs battle

Attorney General Maura Healey is going after the e-cigarette industry for reviving tactics from Big Tobacco’s marketing playbook to hook kids on the products and make them lifetime customers. “This is about getting kids to start vaping,” Healey told rep
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jul 25, 2018 23:07
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[Massachusetts] Mass. House OKs 21 As Minimum Age For Buying Tobacco

The Massachusetts House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved raising the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco or vaping products from 18 to 21, a move that would bring the entire state in line with a policy already adopted by many of it
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2018 21:29
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[Massachusetts] Local teens fight Big Tobacco's influence

The Gloucester Youth Council is a group of young leaders who have been putting advocacy into action. On Wednesday, some of the teen council members marked Kick Butts Day by traveling to the State House in Boston to protest Big Tobacco's use of cheap, sw
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added May 4, 2018 16:55
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[Massachusetts, New York] Schools Fret as Teens Take to Vaping, Even in Classrooms

Health and education officials across the country are raising alarms over wide underage use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products.... New York's Plainedge High School was among the first to install new bathroom sensors that can detect e-cigarette vap
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 29, 2018 17:27
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[California, Massachusetts] Pot tourists can smoke it where they buy it in San Francisco

The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary’s marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors. “Ther
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Mar 16, 2018 19:02
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[Massachusetts] Mass. has above average rate of new lung cancer cases, says report

a new report from the American Lung Association found an above average rate of new lung cancer cases in the Bay State. Massachusetts stands at 29th out of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. with a lung cancer new incidence rate of 66.5 new cases per 100,
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Mar 1, 2018 06:21
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Pa. Man Gets 1 Year For Aiding Tobacco Tax Evasion ($$)

A Pennsylvania distributor was sentenced to a year and a day behind bars in Massachusetts federal court Wednesday after pleading guilty to helping a Bay State wholesaler avoid paying more than $9.6 million in taxes on massive shipments of tobacco products
Law360
added Feb 22, 2018 23:31
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