Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,300 headlines found
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
As of Nov. 1, smokers must be at least 21 years old to buy tobacco and nicotine delivery products in Pittsfield. The city's Board of Health Wednesday night unanimously voted to raise the minimum age from 18 to 21, joining a growing trend of Massachusetts
Jul 14, 2016 Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Jul 15, 2016 21:35
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
as a part of Salem's "Park Your Butts Here" campaign. SalemRecycles and the Salem Department of Public Works have identified new areas for placement; such as parks and restaurants outside of downtown.
Jul 11, 2016 Patch.org
added Jul 15, 2016 18:32
Massachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs. That’s rankled some activis
Jul 11, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 11, 2016 17:34
Massachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs.
Jul 10, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2016 01:29
Cumberland Farms Requests ‘Clear and Unambiguous’ Tobacco Laws / Executives describe city-by-city regulations in Massachusetts as chaotic
Cumberland Farms has requested... “But as it stands now, we are instead forced to juggle hundreds of different and constantly-changing local requirements related to pricing, packaging, signage, product bans, licensing display methods, age verification pr
Jul 8, 2016 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 12, 2016 23:27
[Massachusetts] As Mass. considers raising tobacco-buying age, Cumberland Farms wants clarity in laws
A letter delivered to House lawmakers last week and signed by more than 1,000 managers and store employees of the Framingham-based chain said workers want their tobacco compliance efforts to be "second-nature." "But as it stands now, we are instead force
Jul 7, 2016 Taunton (MA) Gazette
added Jul 8, 2016 02:50
“SMOKING IS unhealthy” might be Jeff Jacoby’s only understatement in an opinion piece full of hyperboles...Raising the age of sale to 21 is not arbitrary; on the contrary, it is science-based and aimed at protecting our youth.... The bill pending in the L
Jul 4, 2016 Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2016 17:25
A 47-year-old man was treated for second-degree burns to his hand after the battery pack of an electronic cigarette "exploded" in a room at the Radisson Hotel and Suites in Chelmsford early Saturday morning, according to firefighters.
Jul 4, 2016 Lowell (MA) Sun
added Jul 4, 2016 17:22