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[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

[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Smoking Marijuana While Breastfeeding

The Doctors weigh in on one mother's controversial decision to continue using medicinal marijuana, even though she is currently breastfeeding.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 21, 2014 23:44

[Massachusetts] Smoking Ban Kills Buzz for Hemp Fest Attendees

Not at the 2014 MassCan/NORML Freedom Rally, you’re not. ..the first time that smokers at Hempfest, which has taken place on the Carty Parade Field section of the Common since the mid-nineties, will have to deal with Boston Police issuing warnings and cit
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 13, 2014 20:07

[Massachusetts] Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study. Researchers in Boston monitored indoor
added Sep 5, 2014 10:35

[Massachusetts] Tobacco rules may affect planned Pittsfield Big Y gas station

It's possible strict new tobacco use regulations could affect a planned convenience store and gas station adjacent Big Y market on West Street. A public hearing before the City Council focused on plans for the 1,500-square-foot store on about a half acre
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:37

[Massachusetts] Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of Presentation at Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference

will host a live audio webcast of the company’s remarks and question-and-answer session by Jacek Olczak, Chief Financial Officer, at the Barclays Back-To-School Consumer Conference at on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at approximately
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:40

[Massachusetts] Cambridge council cracks down on tobacco, looks to raise purchase age to 21

unanimously supported changes on Monday, June 2, that would prohibit smoking in all parks and municipal open spaces, inns and motels and any outdoor seating where food is served. Of the changes, one of the most notable is a rise in the age limit to which
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:45
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