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[Massachusetts] Board takes steps to ban smoking at Westport beaches

New Director of Public Health Matthew Armendo told his board that town beaches do not have a no-smoking policy, yet the two state-owned beaches in town — Horseneck and Gooseberry — ban smoking. Armendo suggested a ban and pitched the idea to the Beach C
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jun 28, 2018 02:19
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[Massachusetts] Evaluation of a Train-the-trainer Program to Build Capacity for Training Tobacco Treatment Specialists

The Trainer-led model expanded the number of UMass-trained TTSs with equivalent participant knowledge and perceived improvement in ability to deliver effective tobacco dependence treatment compared to the gold-standard training model. It offers a potenti
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 25, 2018 14:52
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[Massachusetts] Board takes steps to ban smoking at Westport beaches

There are 70 municipalities in the state that ban smoking on beaches, and it looks as though Westport will follow suit. New Director of Public Health Matthew Armendo told his board that town beaches do not have a no-smoking policy, yet the two state-owne
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Jun 24, 2018 15:44
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[Massachusetts] Number of smoke-free college campuses has doubled since 2012

Massachusetts is among the states that prohibits smoking in schools and colleges. It defines smoking or smoke as "the lighting of a cigar, cigarette, pipe or other tobacco product or possessing a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or other tobacco or non-tob
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jun 22, 2018 20:16
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Massachusetts to consider changing smoking age to 21

As Massachusetts inches closer to becoming one of a handful of states where — like alcohol — you must be at least 21 years old to buy a pack of cigarettes, debate has ensued related to health, personal freedom and shared responsibility. The state Legisl
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jun 20, 2018 13:40
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Stop smoking on the beach

Rockport town officials ushered in the beginning of summer by making the wise decision to ban smoking on its public beaches. Here's hoping other communities across the region follow suit. It should be an easy decision. In most communities, smoking is al
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jun 15, 2018 07:56
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[Massachusetts] Rockport bans smoking on beaches

The town of Rockport became the 72d community in Massachusetts to adopt a smoking ban on its public beaches, in addition to state-owned beaches and 15 towns in the National Seashore on Cape Cod. At a May 22 meeting, the Board of Health adopted regulation
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[Massachusetts] The high cost of smoking

When a band of seven graduating Saugus High School seniors lit up the traditional cigar after the pomp and circumstance, school officials brought the hammer down on them. The pictures of the smokers showed up not only on social media but in local news ou
CommonWealth magazine
added Jun 7, 2018 06:24
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[Massachusetts] WEBINAR: Human Trafficking and the Illicit Cigarette Trade: Global Consequences

Start Date: 5/17/2018 ... The illicit trade of cigarettes has become a multi-billion dollar business today and has taken centre stage in the global debate in the last few years. There are various ways in describing the illicit cigarette trade: contraban
Babson College (Babson Park, MA)
added May 16, 2018 03:27
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[Massachusetts] Should the age to buy tobacco be raised to 21?

Paul McMurtry (D-Dedham), the sponsor of one of the original bills that was rolled into this new version that was approved last week. "To me, there is nothing more meaningful in our role as policy makers than that. By raising the age to purchase to 21
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 15, 2018 05:29
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