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[Massachusetts] Boston votes to ban chewing tobacco from ballparks, including Fenway

On Wednesday, the City Council voted unanimously to make its baseball parks and stadiums, including historic Fenway, tobacco-free zones. And yes, the ordinance covers the kind of tobacco you chew, a longtime favorite of many MLB players. “This action wil
Washington Post
added Sep 8, 2015 11:02
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[California, Massachusetts] PD Editorial: No smoke: Tobacco law reduces use

The Needham study is reason for confidence that these laws will reduce teen smoking, but a state law would be a better approach. A bill cleared the state Senate earlier this year, but ...are carrying bills that would make 21 the minimum age to buy tobac
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Aug 31, 2015 13:37
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[Massachusetts] Ashland man arrested near no smoking sign

Transit Police officers at the MBTA's Ruggles Station in Roxbury arrested an Ashland man Monday night on warrants after observing him smoking near posted no smoking signs... Burrows was also issued a citation for smoking, according to transit place.
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:01
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[Massachusetts] Boston mayor wants ban on chewing tobacco at ballparks

From storied Fenway Park to youth baseball diamonds across the city, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is calling for a ban on dip, snuff and chewing tobacco. With former Red Sox pitcher and mouth cancer survivor Curt Schilling at his side, the mayor on Wedne
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2015 09:48
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[Massachusetts] Saugus Super Petroleum nets 30-day tobacco sales suspension

The Board of Health suspended Super Petroleum’s tobacco sales permit for 30 days after a third violation of the store selling tobacco to a minor. On June 12 a minor working undercover for the North Shore/Cape Ann Tobacco Alcohol Policy Program purchased
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 26, 2015 05:42
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[Massachusetts] Man killed in house fire blamed on smoking

The officials said the fire started on the living room couch. They believe the man was the only occupant of the house on Family Lane....Coan said the man is the 27th person to die in a fire in the state this year. (AP)
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2015 17:48
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[UK, Massachusetts] Whodunit? Plaintiffs set up showdown between tobacco and asbestos defendants

the plaintiffs have named more typical asbestos and big tobacco defendants Philip Morris USA and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company in a clear effort to potentially pit asbestos against tobacco in a “whodunit” battle over what caused Mr. Summerlin’s cancer. Time
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 21:26
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[Massachusetts] Worcester tightening tobacco, smoking regulations

A City Council subcommittee has advanced a series of amendments to the city's tobacco control ordinance meant to eliminate the exposure of secondhand smoke at city-owned buildings and facilities, and prohibit the use of e-smoking devices in smoke-free wor
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 4, 2015 13:02
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[Massachusetts] Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber try to show mental illness and dysfunction in his family

prosecutor William Weinreb pointed out that ... Dzhokhar smoked cigarettes and marijuana and drank alcohol despite admonitions from Tamerlan.
AP - Associated Press
added May 5, 2015 20:43
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[Massachusetts] Lexington Town Meeting gives Board of Health full authority over tobacco regs

The Board of Health plans to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes, and increase the minimum age to buy sale blunt wraps and all tobacco to 21.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 26, 2015 23:53
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