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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Stop smoking on the beach

Rockport town officials ushered in the beginning of summer by making the wise decision to ban smoking on its public beaches. Here's hoping other communities across the region follow suit. It should be an easy decision. In most communities, smoking is al
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jun 15, 2018 07:56
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[Massachusetts] Rockport bans smoking on beaches

The town of Rockport became the 72d community in Massachusetts to adopt a smoking ban on its public beaches, in addition to state-owned beaches and 15 towns in the National Seashore on Cape Cod. At a May 22 meeting, the Board of Health adopted regulation
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[Massachusetts] The high cost of smoking

When a band of seven graduating Saugus High School seniors lit up the traditional cigar after the pomp and circumstance, school officials brought the hammer down on them. The pictures of the smokers showed up not only on social media but in local news ou
CommonWealth magazine
added Jun 7, 2018 06:24
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[Massachusetts] WEBINAR: Human Trafficking and the Illicit Cigarette Trade: Global Consequences

Start Date: 5/17/2018 ... The illicit trade of cigarettes has become a multi-billion dollar business today and has taken centre stage in the global debate in the last few years. There are various ways in describing the illicit cigarette trade: contraban
Babson College (Babson Park, MA)
added May 16, 2018 03:27
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[Massachusetts] Should the age to buy tobacco be raised to 21?

Paul McMurtry (D-Dedham), the sponsor of one of the original bills that was rolled into this new version that was approved last week. "To me, there is nothing more meaningful in our role as policy makers than that. By raising the age to purchase to 21
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 15, 2018 05:29
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[Massachusetts] City Council preview: A hold on the partial flavored tobacco ban?

Bergman, who spoke against the ban publicly at the April 23 Board of Health meeting where it was approved, said in his order the ban will do little to stop children and young adults from acquiring flavored tobacco products. The partial ban has the suppo
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added May 15, 2018 05:28
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[Massachusetts] State may fix minimum age for tobacco at 21

Smokers must be at least 21 years old to buy cigarettes in 170 Massachusetts cities and towns. But in many cases, underage smokers can feed their habit by traveling only a few miles to a neighboring community where the minimum age is still 18. Anti-smok
Salem (MA) Evening News
added May 14, 2018 02:07
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[Massachusetts] Councilor wants Worcester’s new flavored-tobacco rule put on hold

Three weeks after the Board of Health unanimously voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults-only establishments - such as retail tobacco stores, vape shops and cigar bars - a city councilor is asking to put the new rule on hold. C
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added May 14, 2018 02:06
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Lancaster adds weight to 'Tobacco 21' drive

Lancaster joined a growing chorus of Massachusetts communities to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The town's Board of Health sealed the deal Wednesday night with a unanimous vote in which no public opposition was expressed.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 12, 2018 22:28
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[Massachusetts] 'Tobacco 21' drive gains more steam

Lancaster joined a growing chorus of Massachusetts communities to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The town's Board of Health sealed the deal Wednesday night with a unanimous vote in which no public opposition was expressed.
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 12, 2018 22:09
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