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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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[Massachusetts] Cancer Widow Seeks $27M From Tobacco, Auto Parts Cos. ($$)

R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and an auto parts company should pay $27 million in damages for selling cigarettes and asbestos-laden brakes that combined to cause a man’s fatal lung cancer, counsel...
Law360
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18
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[Massachusetts] Vaping Is Not Your Friend

That is why I am calling upon the administration of the University of Massachusetts Boston to enforce the no smoking or vaping policies that are in place. Vaping has no place at UMass Boston. This childish fad is disturbing to the minds of those who see i
The Mass Media (University of Massachusetts)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:45
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[Massachusetts] Global Report Shows U.S. Ranks Last in Size of Cigarette Warnings; FDA Must Act Quickly to Close the Gap

Together, these two court decisions mean the FDA is still legally obligated to require graphic health warnings, using different images from those struck down by the D.C. Circuit. The U.S. District Court decision delivered in September means the FDA will b
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 1, 2018 17:38
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Let’s Clear the Air

Where there were once signs that read “Designated Smoking Area,” there are new ones that read “Let’s clear the air, tobacco-free MCLA.” In an effort to compare the old with the new policy, “let’s clear the air” about how well the new policy is going.
The Beacon (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts)
added Sep 28, 2018 01:50
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