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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: New Advertisements About The Dangers of Tobacco Use Raise Concerns Over State Efforts
Meanwhile, state efforts made by Massachusetts to curb tobacco use have been decreasing. While the state spent $43 million on its tobacco prevention program in 2000, it only spent $4 million in 2017. We discuss the new ads and why Massachusetts has move
Dec 8, 2017 WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:46
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.
Nov 9, 2017 Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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
Nov 9, 2017 Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 10, 2017 17:02
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
Jul 26, 2017 New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jul 26, 2017 03:13
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
Jul 5, 2017 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jul 12, 2017 03:16
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.
Jun 13, 2017 Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2017 08:21
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
Jun 8, 2017 iBerkshires.com
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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
Mar 28, 2017 Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Mar 31, 2017 01:43
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.
Mar 29, 2017 WCVB-Ch. 5 (Boston, MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25
Led by attorneys skilled in breaking down complicated matters for juries, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP notched victories for...Philip Morris USA in a medical-monitoring case, earning it a spot among Law360's 2016 Trials Groups of the...
Jan 26, 2017 Law360
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58