Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,336 headlines found
Dec 15, 2016 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
Tufts Medical Center’s Asian Health Initiative, which seeks to address health disparities and improve the health of the Asian community, will fund community programs addressing smoking, lung cancer and related health risks from 2017 to 2019. A request f
Sep 23, 2016 Sampan Newspaper
added Sep 23, 2016 16:15
But some local business owners said to forget about making smoking a thing of the past. Just eliminating smoking on patio areas – it is already banned inside restaurants – would hurt business for many. “We get a lot of people who come down here late at
Jul 28, 2016 Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
The Bourne Board of Health last week voted to crack down on smokers lighting up on town-owned beaches as well as playgrounds and ball parks—outdoor places where children and their families often congregate.
Jul 22, 2016 Sandwich (MA) Enterprise
added Jul 23, 2016 00:24
Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Jul 12, 2016 Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53
CHELMSFORD (CBS) – A man suffered burns early Saturday morning after his electronic cigarette exploded inside a Chelmsford hotel. Firefighters responded to the Radisson just before 3 a.m. and found minor smoke and fire damage.
Jul 2, 2016 WBZT.com
added Jul 4, 2016 17:11
About a dozen people spoke in favor of the change and about a dozen people spoke in opposition before the board's unanimous vote. Dr. Lester Hartman, a pediatrician, gave the board samples of tobacco products with flavors like cotton candy to illustrate
Jun 16, 2016 Lowell (MA) Sun
added Jun 17, 2016 19:39
Among the items being considered by the Board of Health include raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Board members have indicated that raising the minimum age is a priority. More than 100 communities in the state have alrea
May 31, 2016 Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 1, 2016 20:01
A bill before the state Senate seeks to make Massachusetts the second U.S. state to outlaw the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under the age of 21. The measure scheduled for debate on Thursday would hike the minimum age for purchas
Apr 28, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 28, 2016 20:42
[Massachusetts] VIDEO: State lawmakers will debate bill that proposes raising legal age to buy tobacco
That’s already the case in more than 80 towns in Massachusetts, and lawmakers are deciding whether it should become a statewide law. The State Senate is expected to debate a bill Thursday that would hike the legal age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21.
Apr 24, 2016 WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43