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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL Raise the tobacco sales age to 21 — statewide

So what might have seemed ahead of the legislative curve just a few years ago now looks much more like recognizing the inevitable.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 14, 2018 02:10
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[Massachusetts] Lawmakers move (again) to raise tobacco age to 21

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is poised to pass a bill Wednesday raising the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products from 18 to 21. The bill would also set the minimum age for purchasing vaping products at 21.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 9, 2018 21:31
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[Massachusetts] Mass. House OKs 21 As Minimum Age For Buying Tobacco

The Massachusetts House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved raising the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco or vaping products from 18 to 21, a move that would bring the entire state in line with a policy already adopted by many of it
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2018 21:29
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[Massachusetts] Local teens fight Big Tobacco's influence

The Gloucester Youth Council is a group of young leaders who have been putting advocacy into action. On Wednesday, some of the teen council members marked Kick Butts Day by traveling to the State House in Boston to protest Big Tobacco's use of cheap, sw
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added May 4, 2018 16:55
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[Massachusetts] As vaping expands, activists feel lawmakers may finally intervene

Teens participating in the anti-smoking Kick Butts Day on Tuesday highlighted the problem of vaping in schools, and health lobbyists are optimistic about the chances of a bill (H 4109) currently before the House Committee on Ways and Means. Anti-tobacco
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 5, 2018 19:31
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[Massachusetts] BREWER: Guest Column: Tobacco Industry Targeting Teens With Vaping

Thanks to the tobacco and vaping industries targeting our youth, Berkshire County has experienced an increase in the use of e-cigarettes, such as the JUUL, by young people. In my job, I speak with people throughout our region about the dangers of tobac
iBerkshires.com
added May 4, 2018 17:11
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[Massachusetts] GILLESPIE: Big Tobacco still capitalizing on kids

I recently stopped by a convenience store in North Weymouth, an establishment that primarily sells candy, lottery tickets, and tobacco/vaping products. The small store was filled with posters colorfully advertising for both Juul and Blu (no pun intended)
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 4, 2018 17:01
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Treat e-cigarettes same as tobacco

If it's inevitable that the age to buy tobacco products in this state soon will be raised from 18 to 21, shouldn't we do the same for e-cigarettes? Given the spike in popularity among teens, questionable marketing practices, and still unknown long-term
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 2, 2018 18:20
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[Massachusetts, New York] Schools Fret as Teens Take to Vaping, Even in Classrooms

Health and education officials across the country are raising alarms over wide underage use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products.... New York's Plainedge High School was among the first to install new bathroom sensors that can detect e-cigarette vap
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 29, 2018 17:27
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[Massachusetts] Hopkinton board raises tobacco age, bans plastic bags

With an 11-year-old student taking action to make sure his town is healthier, the Board of Health voted Monday night to increase the age to buy tobacco in town from 18 to 21. Logan Sullivan, a fifth-grader at Hopkins Schools, told the board Monday night
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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