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[Massachusetts] Chelmsford among communities with age 21 tobacco restriction

The effort to increase the tobacco sales age limit to 21 years will undoubtedly cut into the revenue of convenience stores, including the 7-Eleven Dennis Lane has owned for 44 years. The loss would be unfortunate for business, he said, but it’s not why
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Massachusetts] Cutting through the smoke

For e-cigarettes to deliver on the promise of reducing smoking, they would have to be potent and pleasurable enough to convince smokers to switch for the long term, Rees said. At the same time, it will be important to regulate e-cigarettes to minimize ri
Harvard School of Public Health
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[Massachusetts] AG suspects e-cigarette maker JUUL of marketing to minors

“Just when teen cigarette use has hit a record low, ‘juuling’ and vaping have become an epidemic in our schools with products that seem targeted to get young people hooked on nicotine,” Healey said at a news conference Tuesday.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 28, 2018 02:56
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Legislature advances public health in state

Tobacco should not be sold under the same roof as medications and other health-care products. We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Massachusetts] AG Healey Announces Investigation into JUUL, Other Online E-Cigarette Retailers Over Marketing and Sale to Minors

Office Sends Cease and Desist Orders to Three Websites that Sell JUUL-Compatible Products with Inadequate Age Verification Systems; Raises Concerns over JUUL’s School Programming
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
added Jul 25, 2018 01:21
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[Massachusetts] $15 billion vaping company is under investigation for targeting minors

During a livestreamed press conference on Tuesday, Attorney General Maura Healey said Juul's products have become a hit among middle and high school students. The company offers its nicotine cartridges -- which contain as much nicotine as a pack of cigar
CNN
added Jul 25, 2018 01:16
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[Massachusetts] Marshfield Board of Health votes to ban smoking at membership clubs

voted unanimously Monday night to ban smoking and cigarette use in membership associations, formalizing a policy that all but one of the town’s such groups, the Marshfield Lodge of Elks, had enacted privately. “We’ve had this in discussion since we put t
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Jul 25, 2018 00:54
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Massachusetts to probe e-cigarette maker Juul over sales to minors

is investigating e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc and two online retailers to determine whether they violated state law by failing to prevent minors from buying their products, the state’s attorney general said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Jul 24, 2018 22:49
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[Massachusetts] Attleboro mayor seeks smoking restrictions on drivers

Heroux has asked the city council to consider an ordinance that bans smoking in motor vehicles when a child is in a car seat. The mayor submitted a draft of the law last Tuesday. He said in a letter to the council that while “many jurisdictions” ban smo
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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[Massachusetts, New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Raise tobacco age to 21

we urge New Hampshire legislators to follow the lead of those in Massachusetts by raising the minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21. Doing so will make it more difficult for children to get their hands on cigarettes and tobacco, which, in turn, will red
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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