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[Massachusetts] Cigarette, medical oxygen start fire at condo complex

The plaintiff suffered an ankle fracture descending from a second-story balcony to escape the blaze, which erupted when actively flowing medical oxygen in the unit below was ignited due to the tenant dropping a lit cigarette.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
added Dec 26, 2016 18:12
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Now that marijuana is legal in Massachusetts, can you smoke it in your car?

"So you will be able to transport marijuana. But in terms of use, you're still not going to be able to use marijuana in public."
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
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[Massachusetts] Smoking causes lung damage and needless death

Tufts Medical Center’s Asian Health Initiative, which seeks to address health disparities and improve the health of the Asian community, will fund community programs addressing smoking, lung cancer and related health risks from 2017 to 2019. A request f
Sampan Newspaper
added Sep 23, 2016 16:15
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[Massachusetts] Extent of anti-smoking ban questioned as Board of Health postpones vote

But some local business owners said to forget about making smoking a thing of the past. Just eliminating smoking on patio areas – it is already banned inside restaurants – would hurt business for many. “We get a lot of people who come down here late at
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Smoking Ban Is Just What The Doctor Ordered - Editorial

The Bourne Board of Health last week voted to crack down on smokers lighting up on town-owned beaches as well as playgrounds and ball parks—outdoor places where children and their families often congregate.
Sandwich (MA) Enterprise
added Jul 23, 2016 00:24
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[Massachusetts] Worcester bans smoking in nursing homes as of Jan. 1

Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53
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[Massachusetts] Exploding E-Cigarette Burns Hotel Guest

CHELMSFORD (CBS) – A man suffered burns early Saturday morning after his electronic cigarette exploded inside a Chelmsford hotel. Firefighters responded to the Radisson just before 3 a.m. and found minor smoke and fire damage.
WBZT.com
added Jul 4, 2016 17:11
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[Massachusetts] Over protests, Lowell board bans under-21 tobacco sales

About a dozen people spoke in favor of the change and about a dozen people spoke in opposition before the board's unanimous vote. Dr. Lester Hartman, a pediatrician, gave the board samples of tobacco products with flavors like cotton candy to illustrate
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Jun 17, 2016 19:39
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[Massachusetts] City Hall Notebook: Hearing on tobacco regs Wednesday night

Among the items being considered by the Board of Health include raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Board members have indicated that raising the minimum age is a priority. More than 100 communities in the state have alrea
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 1, 2016 20:01
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[Massachusetts] Senate considers under-21 ban on tobacco sales

A bill before the state Senate seeks to make Massachusetts the second U.S. state to outlaw the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under the age of 21. The measure scheduled for debate on Thursday would hike the minimum age for purchas
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 28, 2016 20:42
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