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[Massachusetts] House proposed marijuana bill could allow pot smoking in public

The state’s House of Representatives marijuana bill contains a provision that could theoretically allow people to smoke joints in public if a city or town allows it. The intention is to give municipalities power to allow cannabis cafes, smoking weed at s
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jun 23, 2017 22:13
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: MALDEN’S SENATOR TAKES A STAND

The key word in the bill’s title is “addiction.” By pushing for an increase in the legal age to purchase tobacco and attacking vaping, Lewis is exposing the continued push by the tobacco industry to target young people.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 20, 2017 10:01
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[Massachusetts] MALDEN SENATOR WANTS TO SNUFF OUT VAPING

Lewis is the sponsor of the Senate version of legislation that would take a dramatic step statewide in raising the legal age to purchase all tobacco products from 18 to 21. His legislation, titled, An Act to Protect Youth from the Health Risks of Tobac
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 19, 2017 21:41
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[Massachusetts] Turning Point Brands Announces Participation in the Jefferies 2017 Global Consumer Conference

a leading U.S. provider of Other Tobacco Products (OTP), announced plans to present at the Jefferies 2017 Global Consumer Conference on June 20, 2017. Representing TPB are President and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Wexler; Senior Vice President and Chi
Business Wire
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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[Massachusetts] Three Local Merchants In Sandwich Stung By New Tobacco Bylaws

Two gas station convenience stores and a package store this week were spanked by the town's stricter tobacco sales bylaws that went into effect on June 1. The three stores...were cited for selling tobacco to patrons under age 18 by undercover Barnstable
Sandwich (MA) Enterprise
added Jun 14, 2017 21:08
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[Massachusetts] Smoking blamed in Lawrence blaze that left 64 homeless

A six-alarm fire in Lawrence that destroyed one home and damaged four more Sunday was caused by a careless disposal of smoking material, the state fire marshal said. The massive blaze displaced 64 people in and around 131-133 Bennington St.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2017 08:21
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Back Tobacco Control Programs

It has been just short of 10 years since Pittsfield mandated a tobacco retailer training program. Immediately, the number of illegal sales dropped significantly and stayed down, according to health officials. Recently, the Board of Health was asked to e
iBerkshires.com
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[Massachusetts] Cigar-pricing discrepancy still has Wareham tobacconist fuming

New England Smoke Shop owner Louis Bourassa noted in May’s BOH meeting that he is required to sell single cigars for at least $2.50 and two-cigar packages for at least $5. Two minutes down the road in Bourne, a person can buy a single cigar for 79 cents
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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[Massachusetts] ROBINSON: Big Tobacco Seeks to Monopolize The Marijuana Industry

in Massachusetts where tobacco wholesalers are hoping to convince the state to regulate marijuana much the same way, benefiting their industry. Currently in the state, wholesalers are accountable for the tracking, delivery, and taxing of all tobacco prod
Ring Of Fire Network
added Jun 8, 2017 18:57
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco wholesalers want in on recreational marijuana

They’ve asked state officials to require marijuana producers to sell all their pot products through them...The tobacco businesses argue they have experience safeguarding a sensitive product throughout the supply chain, using sophisticated tracking techno
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 6, 2017 19:28
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