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[Massachusetts] Joe Camel is brought to justice

Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Nov 24, 2001 00:00
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[Massachusetts] Aging of Oral Moist Snuff and the Yields of Tobacco-Specific N-Nitrosamines (TSNA)

Tobacco.org (Tobacco BBS)
added Aug 21, 2001 00:00
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[Massachusetts] Middleboro board keeps tobacco-buying age at 18

Middleboro selectmen, acting as the Board of Health, have voted 3-2 to maintain the town’s current tobacco regulations and keep the current legal age to purchase cigarettes at 18 and not 21.
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Cigar Category Skirts Regulation

the cigar segment has been relatively immune to federal lawmakers’ sharpest knives. That’s good news for many convenience retailers that are often busy fending off local and state legislation. One example of how cigar sales are at risk is last year’s swe
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 10, 2017 17:02
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[Massachusetts] Child protection bill targets smoking in cars

The Committee on Public Health heard testimony on a Rep. Paul Heroux bill that aims to tighten restrictions on smoking and driving. Heroux filed “an act to protect little lungs” to stop drivers and passengers from smoking in cars where children young eno
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jul 26, 2017 03:13
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[Massachusetts] New tobacco rules in Easthampton headed for public hearing

If the Board of Health agrees, those under the age of 21 will soon be prohibited from buying tobacco products at retail stores within the city. The Board of Health plans a June 10 public hearing on its proposed new rules concerning the sale of tobacco an
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jul 12, 2017 03:16
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[Massachusetts] Smoking blamed in Lawrence blaze that left 64 homeless

A six-alarm fire in Lawrence that destroyed one home and damaged four more Sunday was caused by a careless disposal of smoking material, the state fire marshal said. The massive blaze displaced 64 people in and around 131-133 Bennington St.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2017 08:21
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Back Tobacco Control Programs

It has been just short of 10 years since Pittsfield mandated a tobacco retailer training program. Immediately, the number of illegal sales dropped significantly and stayed down, according to health officials. Recently, the Board of Health was asked to e
iBerkshires.com
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[Massachusetts] Quincy double-fatal fire ruled accidental, likely started by cigarettes

the fire that killed two Houghs Neck residents started accidentally, likely by a cigarette near a medical oxygen tank. In the early morning of Feb. 12, a fast-moving blaze claimed the lives of Thelma Powers, 67, and her 19-year-old grandson, William Powe
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Mar 31, 2017 01:43
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[Massachusetts] Should Mass. raise age to buy tobacco to 21?

Last year, the State Senate passed Lewis’ bill with overwhelming support. However, the State House of Representatives never held a floor vote. Opponents said the age change would be blow to personal freedom and would hurt businesses that sell tobacco.
WCVB-Ch. 5 (Boston, MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25
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