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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
Electronic cigarettes are now prohibited in the middle and elementary schools. The school committee approved a measure Monday night which included “nicotine products and paraphernalia” in the tobacco policy as part of a series of revisions to the student
Jul 11, 2017 Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Jul 11, 2017 05:02
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
To uncover the most and least friendly e-cigarette locales in the U.S., Halo, an e-cigarette company, looked at the top 300 largest cities and created a list of all the vape shops listed on Yelp. Then, it examined the existing laws that restrict e-cigare
Jan 20, 2017 Metro International
added Jan 20, 2017 15:24
Smokers in the Bay State burn an average of $43,000 every year to support their habit — more money than in nearly any other region in the U.S., according to a new study on the costs of tobacco addiction. “I think it’s a real eye-opener for smokers natio
Jan 20, 2017 Boston (MA) Herald
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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.
Dec 22, 2016 Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
added Dec 26, 2016 18:12