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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Chewing tobacco is now banned inside Fenway Park

“We really haven’t had much enforcement ‘cause we’ve had some snow on the ground and cold weather,” Walsh said during a tour of Fenway Park a few days ago. “So we’re going to be out there and watching it, and if the police department, if they see someo
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 11, 2016 17:39

[Massachusetts] Weight Gain Associated With Smoking Cessation May Increase Heart Disease Risk In People With Mental Illness

Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital evaluated patients with serious mental illness who quit smoking to examine whether the benefits of quitting outweigh the risks for their study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Medical Daily
added Mar 27, 2016 01:01

[Massachusetts] Regulation restricts sale of flavored tobacco in Saugus

The Board of Health unanimously adopted a draft regulation... The regulation prohibits the sale and distribution of any flavored tobacco product that produces an aroma or taste other than tobacco, menthol, mint or wintergreen. The list includes, but is n
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:38

[Massachusetts] Worcester health board considers raising tobacco age to 21

The Board of Health has laid the groundwork to consider possible expansion of local tobacco regulations, to include increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the city from 18 to 21. Other items the board is interested in looking at includ
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Mar 8, 2016 18:22

[Massachusetts] Falmouth bans indoor vaping, delays action on tobacco purchase age

Board of Health approved a ban on public e-cigarette use, or vaping, Monday night but held off on raising the purchase age for tobacco products to 21. The board postponed its vote on that matter for two weeks after convenience store owners raised concern
Cape Cod (MA) Times
added Feb 25, 2016 04:46

[Massachusetts] A man smoked a cigarette at a T station, leading to his arrest

Officers approached David Arrufat, 26, from Quincy, to inform him about the smoking laws on MBTA property. According to a statement from transit police, officers then learned there was a warrant for his arrest from Boston Municipal Court for a heroin tra
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 31, 2015 16:55

[Massachusetts] Wellesley Housing Authority: Smoking ban takes hold

has implemented an anti-smoking policy that its executive director says is beginning to take hold at the various public housing properties in town. “It’s been pretty successful so far,” said Debra Jordan, executive director of both the Wellesley and Needh
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 3, 2015 20:07

[Massachusetts] Area housing ahead in going smoke-free

Mansfield Housing Authority, said the state requested his housing work toward a smoke-free environment, and they complied last July. He said the policy has been working well, and there have been few complaints. Tenants can still smoke outside if they are
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02

[Massachusetts] Littleton City Council narrowly passes downtown smoking restrictions

smokers will basically be restricted to public alleys as well as rooftop and rear patios and private parking lots where the property owners allow it. It includes virtually all things smokable, in addition to electronic cigarettes and pipes, plus chewing t
Littleton (MA) Independent
added Nov 9, 2015 23:20

[Massachusetts] At ‘vape’ competitions, it’s all about community

The panel of three judges in the “Cloud Competition,” where 100 people had gathered, watched closely for three things: distance, density, and dissipation. In the hazy room at DeJa Vapes... As the largely unregulated industry continues to grow like the c
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 4, 2015 15:01
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