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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Cigar Category Skirts Regulation

the cigar segment has been relatively immune to federal lawmakers’ sharpest knives. That’s good news for many convenience retailers that are often busy fending off local and state legislation. One example of how cigar sales are at risk is last year’s swe
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 10, 2017 17:02
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[Massachusetts] Smoke, but no fire, for Bridgewater tobacco ban

A proposal to ban tobacco sales in Bridgewater couldn’t catch fire among the town’s leadership this week. The Bridgewater Town Council discussed a bylaw prohibiting the sale of tobacco at the council’s meeting Tuesday night, but a motion to refer the pr
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added Nov 8, 2017 16:36
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[Massachusetts] Greenfield voters OK local option tax on pot, reject flavored tobacco sales

The voters have spoken. Greenfield should adopt a local option tax on the sale of recreational marijuana, and the town should continue to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults 21 and older. The two topics appeared as nonbinding referendum
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Nov 8, 2017 16:50
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[Massachusetts] PETERSON: The Tobacco-Free Campus Policy: A Call for Renewal

I have walked past groups of seven or more people smoking in these areas at once. And they’re not trying to hide it. As I walk past, I uselessly ask myself over and over again “Do they even know this is a no-smoking campus?”
The Mass Media (University of Massachusetts)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:09
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[Massachusetts] Letter to the Editor: The asthma sufferer’s obstacle course: avoiding smokers

Boston University...I have had an asthma attack after walking into Yawkey (where my office is) behind a student who brazenly inhaled from a vaping pen near the elevators.... I submit that BU is not doing enough to protect its non-smoking population from s
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:47
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[Massachusetts] More Opposition to Menthol Cig Ban

Chairman of the Marion Board of Health John Howard had to note the “record turnout” of those in attendance on October 26 to join in the conversation about the board’s pursuit to ban flavored nicotine products – both flavored tobacco and flavored electron
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:55
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Massachusetts youth activists support raising tobacco age of sale to 21

Teenagers from across Massachusetts gathered at the State House Wednesday to voice support for legislation that would increase the age of sale of tobacco products to 21 statewide. The 21 young activists each shared one reason why they support raising th
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 26, 2017 20:22
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Massachusetts youth activists support raising tobacco age of sale to 21

Youth from across the state visited the State House on Wednesday to share their 21 reasons to raise the tobacco-buying age.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 26, 2017 18:04
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[Massachusetts] Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey

The most explosive growth seen in any of the survey's results appeared in the usage of electronic cigarettes. Whereas virtually no 16- to 18-year-olds reported using e-cigs in 2015, 13 and 21 percent, respectively, had used the devices within the past
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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[Massachusetts] IVES: Protecting Children from Secondhand Smoke ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

I recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health to encourage the favorable report of H1170 “An Act to Protect Little Lungs,” filed by Representative Paul Heroux. This bill would ban smoking in a car if a child is small enough to be in a
Valley Patriot (North Andover, MA)
added Oct 2, 2017 14:03
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