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Massachusetts communities gets $6M to help prevent tobacco use

Around 182 cities and towns in Massachusetts will receive their share of $6 million dollars... “Massachusetts continues to develop comprehensive approaches to reduce tobacco and nicotine use among young people and adults,” said Secretary of Health and Hum
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:16
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[Massachusetts] Insurer Not Responsible For Settlement Over Blown Deadline In Tobacco Case ($$)

Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled that a superior court judge did not err in finding that an insurer need not pay a $1.55 million legal malpractice settlement reached between an attorney and his former client whose case against the tobacco industry was no
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 6, 2018 17:47
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Massachusetts Package Stores Association Partners with Intellicheck to Offer Age ID

“Age ID has made a demonstrable difference in preventing underage access to alcoholic beverages and other age restricted products including e-cigarettes, tobacco and cannabis for retailers nationwide. Our technology solutions’ track record speaks volumes
Business Wire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:11
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Heroux's anti-smoking proposal would be hard to enforce

Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux has proposed a bold initiative to “protect little lungs,” with a ban on smoking in a vehicle when a young child in a car seat is aboard. While the goal is admirable — in fact, it’s downright noble — we question just how pract
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 30, 2018 21:16
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: No smoking for transport­ van drivers

Yet, it took me five months of advocating for my son with asthma to obtain a nonsmoking driver, and a smoke-free van. It is important to know that once the drivers get in their vehicle, they are not allowed to smoke until their shift ends.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 2, 2018 00:39
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[Massachusetts] PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Mass.gov
added Jul 30, 2018 21:03
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Massachusetts Becomes Sixth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Massachusetts’s action provides valuable momentum for the growing, nationwide movement to increase the tobacco age to 21. Tobacco 21 laws have been enacted by California, Hawaii, New Jersey, Maine, Oregon, Washington D.C. and at least 340 cities and coun
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2018 20:13
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[Massachusetts] Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Today Governor Charlie Baker signed H4486, An Act protecting youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction, which will raise the legal age to buy tobacco products statewide from 18 to 21. The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on pu
CapeCodToday.com
added Jul 28, 2018 03:45
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Tran's point well-taken on new tobacco law

Given all the facts, someone who's reached 18 -- the legal age for most of life's duties and responsibilities -- should be allowed to make an informed decision about tobacco use.... Like Tran, we're not advocating tobacco use, just the exercise of free wi
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Raising age to buy tobacco products is common-sense legislation

Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies should have been done long ago...We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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