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[Massachusetts] Northampton health board wants to expand smoking ban

could be the first in the state, is going to be the subject of a public forum on Thursday. The proposal would amend Board of Health regulations to prohibit smoking in both the Northampton central business district and the Florence central business distri
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 18, 2018 15:20
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[Massachusetts] Haverhill increases smoking age

The age for purchasing tobacco products in Haverhill bumps up from 18 to 21 as of Dec. 15. The change comes as a result of the city's Board of Health having voted in a new set of regulations governing the sale of tobacco products in Haverhill, following a
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 17, 2018 01:55
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[Massachusetts] Boston, NYC Lawyers Team to Secure $43M Verdict in Case Linking Cancer to Asbestos, Tobacco in Cigarettes

After a five-week trial and 23 total hours of deliberations spread over four days, a jury of 11 found against cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds on claims of defective design, fraud failure to adequately warn and in favor of the family of the late Louis Summer
Law.com
added Oct 17, 2018 03:11
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[Massachusetts] RJ Reynolds Hit With $43M Verdict In Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

A Boston jury has awarded $43.1 million in damages after finding that the blame for a man’s fatal lung cancer lay with R.J. Reynolds but not with rival tobacco company Philip Morris or an auto parts firm accused of selling asbestos-laden brakes.
Law360
added Oct 16, 2018 17:54
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[Massachusetts] City hosts hearing on raising tobacco age

The city is preparing to up the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 and the public will have a chance to comment when the Board of Health holds a hearing Monday. The board also is looking to set a limit on the number of locations where tob
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 15, 2018 22:48
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[Massachusetts] Shepard Law Co-Counsel in Lawsuit Against Asbestos and Tobacco Defendants That Results in $43 Million Verdict

In Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris...ury was swayed by the evidence of the manipulation of nicotine and menthol and by evidence that the tobacco companies had created confusion and controversy for decades by publicly debating the health effects of smo
PR Web
added Oct 15, 2018 19:16
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Boston Jury Hits RJR With $43.1M Verdict in Cancer Trial, Clears Philip Morris & Auto Parts Co.

A Massachusetts state court jury Friday afternoon awarded the family of a former brake worker $43.1 million after finding R.J. Reynolds liable for his lung cancer death, but jurors cleared Philip Morris and an auto parts company of responsibility.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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[Massachusetts] Framingham: The study and the town that changed the health of a generation

Smoking. Cholesterol. Blood pressure. Obesity. It's common knowledge today that these all can lead to heart trouble. But in the 1940s... And as early as 1960, it pinned smoking as one of the culprits for heart disease. But the work continues to branch o
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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[Massachusetts] Coming, but not so soon: cannabis cafes

Cannabis cafes where consumers could enjoy marijuana together may be coming to a small number of Massachusetts cities and towns chosen to participate in a Cannabis Control Commission pilot program, marijuana regulators said Tuesday — though they cautione
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[Massachusetts] Widow Blames Husband’s Death on Asbestos, Lung Cancer and Smoking

In a recent lawsuit over a man’s death from lung cancer, both heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos from brake dust were found to be responsible. The man, Louis S., died from lung cancer before the trial began. The asbestos lawsuit was filed jointly by
Top Class Actions
added Oct 9, 2018 19:21
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