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[Massachusetts] Inroads made in anti-smoking efforts - and helping smokers quit

It was the day of the annual Great American Smokeout, and Brewer, program manager for the Massachusetts Cessation and Prevention Program and the Tobacco Free Community Partnership Program, was talking to students about the dangers of smoking — and the ne
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 18, 2017 22:06
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Anti-smoking ads -- paid for by tobacco companies -- are coming to Massachusetts

The first ads will run Nov. 26 in newspapers and a week later on television. The newspaper ads will include five full-page ads on different Sundays in 40 major newspapers, including the Boston Globe. The 30 to 45-second television ads will air five times
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Nov 17, 2017 19:39
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[Massachusetts] City seeks prohibitions on smoking near parks, playgrounds, and fields

Somerville Board of Aldermen Legislative Matters Committee on Thursday, November 2, asking that the Director of Health and Human Services report to the on Board whether smoking tobacco and marijuana is restricted to beyond a 50 foot radius around parks, p
Somerville (MA) Times
added Nov 16, 2017 00:03
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[Massachusetts] Middleboro board keeps tobacco-buying age at 18

Middleboro selectmen, acting as the Board of Health, have voted 3-2 to maintain the town’s current tobacco regulations and keep the current legal age to purchase cigarettes at 18 and not 21.
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Cigar Category Skirts Regulation

the cigar segment has been relatively immune to federal lawmakers’ sharpest knives. That’s good news for many convenience retailers that are often busy fending off local and state legislation. One example of how cigar sales are at risk is last year’s swe
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 10, 2017 17:02
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[Massachusetts] Smoke, but no fire, for Bridgewater tobacco ban

A proposal to ban tobacco sales in Bridgewater couldn’t catch fire among the town’s leadership this week. The Bridgewater Town Council discussed a bylaw prohibiting the sale of tobacco at the council’s meeting Tuesday night, but a motion to refer the pr
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added Nov 8, 2017 16:36
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[Massachusetts] Greenfield voters OK local option tax on pot, reject flavored tobacco sales

The voters have spoken. Greenfield should adopt a local option tax on the sale of recreational marijuana, and the town should continue to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults 21 and older. The two topics appeared as nonbinding referendum
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Nov 8, 2017 16:50
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[Massachusetts] PETERSON: The Tobacco-Free Campus Policy: A Call for Renewal

I have walked past groups of seven or more people smoking in these areas at once. And they’re not trying to hide it. As I walk past, I uselessly ask myself over and over again “Do they even know this is a no-smoking campus?”
The Mass Media (University of Massachusetts)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:09
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[Massachusetts] Letter to the Editor: The asthma sufferer’s obstacle course: avoiding smokers

Boston University...I have had an asthma attack after walking into Yawkey (where my office is) behind a student who brazenly inhaled from a vaping pen near the elevators.... I submit that BU is not doing enough to protect its non-smoking population from s
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:47
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[Massachusetts] More Opposition to Menthol Cig Ban

Chairman of the Marion Board of Health John Howard had to note the “record turnout” of those in attendance on October 26 to join in the conversation about the board’s pursuit to ban flavored nicotine products – both flavored tobacco and flavored electron
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:55
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