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[Massachusetts] Mass. AG Healey Looks To Ban E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

Healey introduced the proposed regulations at a State House press conference on Tuesday. “This is about young people,” the Democrat — now in her third month as attorney general — said. “This is about the safety and well being and public health of young
New England Public Radio 88.5 FM WFCR and AM 640 & 91.7 FM all-news WNNZ
added Mar 18, 2015 15:49

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Curbing tobacco use

Passage of an ordinance in Greenfield that raises the age at which people can buy tobacco products is an understandable step.
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Mar 18, 2015 14:44

[Massachusetts] Smoking Likely Cause Of Waltham Fire That Killed Mother, Son

Investigators say a house fire earlier this week in Waltham that took the life of a 75-year-old woman and her adult son was likely the result of smoking, although the exact cause of the blaze cannot be pinpointed.
added Feb 20, 2015 03:21

Massachusetts Town's Proposed Tobacco Sale Ban Meeting Ends Minutes After Starting

critics of the proposed ban started cheering and speaking out of turn. The three members of the Westminster Board of Health had to be escorted out of a packed school auditorium, where the meeting was taking place. Public Hearing to Be Held on Town Tobacco
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Nov 13, 2014 03:05

[Massachusetts] Westminster's tobacco ban hearing too rowdy, ends early |

Only a handful of people were able to speak on a proposal that could make the tiny Massachusetts town of Westminster the first in the nation to ban all sales of tobacco products when boos and shouts from the crowd shut down the public hearing Wednesday ni
WCVB-Ch. 5 (Boston, MA)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:56

[Massachusetts] Live: Westminster Board of Health hearing on tobacco-sales ban

Follow our live social-media coverage - words, photos and video - here.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Nov 12, 2014 20:52

[Massachusetts] Group against proposed smoking ban in Westminster

A group of concerned residents presented a petition with more than 1,000 signatures to the Board of Selectmen on Monday night, saying it is against a ban proposed by the Board of Health on sales of all tobacco products in town.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Nov 11, 2014 10:28

[Massachusetts] YU: MA town should go through with measure against smoking

this is definitely a starting point. If other towns enact the same measure, the impact will be greater. In the event the measure passes, the stores could instead attract more customers — those who are interested in quitting and do not want to be tempted t
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:54

[Massachusetts] Mass. Town May Become 1st To Ban Tobacco Sales ($$)

A central Massachusetts town is weighing a ban on all tobacco sales, believed to be one of the first such bans in the country, according to a proposed regulation posted on the town’s website Monday. The Westminster Board of Health seeks to prohibit stor
added Oct 30, 2014 13:32

[Massachusetts] Ashland health board OKs restrictions on tobacco, e-cigs

Board of Health unanimously approved new regulations Tuesday night that restrict the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine delivery products such as e-cigarettes. The board also passed a regulation banning the use of the use of e-cigarettes in any area wh
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:58
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