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[Massachusetts] Lung Cancer Trial Pits Big Tobacco Against Asbestos Defendants, CVN To Webcast Live

A lawsuit claiming a man developed lung cancer due to asbestos exposure and smoking cigarettes heads to trial on September 6 in Massachusetts state court, and the full proceedings will be webcast gavel-to-gavel by Courtroom View Network. Trials involving
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:34

[Massachusetts] Vector Group to Present at Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

Business Wire
added Sep 5, 2018 14:50
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[Massachusetts] What the new age restriction on tobacco sales means for Wachusett towns

Following Governor Charlie Baker’s decision to sign Bill H4486, four out of five towns in the Wachusett area will up the tobacco and e-cigarette sale age restriction from 18 to 21 years old and ban the sale of cigarettes at pharmacies by the end of t
The Landmark (MA)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:50

[Massachusetts] Hanover receives grant aimed to stub out tobacco in younger ages

Hanover is partnering with South Shore communities to spread awareness of the dangers of tobacco thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. After the town received the grant, (Norwell also has federal funding) in spring 2018,
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:09

[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council considers adding fines to new ban on electronic smoking devices

The City Council will consider passing an ordinance on Monday that would allow the city to issue fines against those caught using electronic smoking devices inside public places.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 19, 2018 21:10
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[Massachusetts] Councilor wants tobacco age bumped to 21 right away

City Councilor Colin LePage wants Haverhill to make the change more rapidly and says the city would then be in line with the 178 Massachusetts communities that have an age 21 rule, including locally, Lawrence and Methuen.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Aug 10, 2018 18:47

[Massachusetts] Black Women’s Lupus Risk Increases with Smoking, Decreases with Moderate Drinking

The investigators assessed data from the Black Women’s Health Study... toxic substances from cigarette smoke have been associated with oxidative stress and autoantibody production, and they can directly damage proteins and DNA, the authors wrote....both
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Aug 11, 2018 14:58

[Massachusetts] HEALEY: E-cigarettes are your child's worst friend

Over the past few months, I have been traveling to communities across Massachusetts, talking to middle- and high-school students about health, wellness and substance-use prevention. At every meeting, I have heard from parents, teachers, school nurses and
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Aug 10, 2018 19:47

Department of Public Health awards $6 million to Massachusetts communities for tobacco control and prevention

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is awarding more than $6 million over the next four years to prevent nicotine use and improve public health. The funding will strengthen capacity in 182 cities and towns to enact and enforce policies, s
Somerville (MA) Times
added Aug 8, 2018 13:19
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[Massachusetts] Grant to aid anti-smoking efforts in Malden, surrounding communities

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is awarding a $60,000 grant to support tobacco control and prevention initiatives in Malden, Medford, Melrose, Wakefield and Winchester. This award is administered by the Melrose Board of Health and Regional
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:18
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