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[Massachusetts] Man Arrested After Seen Smoking Under 'No Smoking' Sign

Police say when they questioned the man, he was not giving them correct information. Police soon found the man, identified as Caleb Bickford, 29, of Boston, had two warrants out for his arrest for drug, disorderly conduct and trespassing charges.
added Aug 12, 2013 18:08

[Massachusetts] Canton board may ban electronic cigarettes

"We believed that it was just another nicotine delivery program that would circumvent rules about getting cigarettes to kids," Canton Public Health Director John Ciccotelli told WCVB-TV, a news partner of The Patriot Ledger. "We don't want to then chase
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Aug 12, 2013 17:37

[Massachusetts] Border Residents Flock to New Hampshire for Cheaper Smokes

Less than a week after a $1-a-pack cigarette increase takes effect in Massachusetts, smokers are flocking to New Hampshire for cheaper cigarettes.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:33

[Massachusetts] VIDEO: The problem: smoking. One town’s solution: ban e-cigarettes?

Let us make this crystal clear, as the folks running Canton took pains to do: they propose to ban the safest forms of nicotine delivery — e-cigarettes and snus/smokeless tobacco — while specifically excluding the most addictive and lethal form of nicotin
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Aug 14, 2013 18:15

[Massachusetts] Canton to vote on raising age of buying cigarettes from 18 to 21

The Canton Board of Health will hold a public hearing Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Salah Meeting Room at Memorial Hall to discuss and vote on revisions to the Town's current Regulation to Prohibit of the Sale of Tobacco Products to Minors.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 4, 2013 11:13

[Massachusetts] Mass. tax hikes kicking in on gasoline, cigarettes

The excise tax on cigarettes is also increasing $1 to $3.51 per pack. The state has alerted retailers to begin collecting the new taxes, which were part of a transportation finance bill approved by the Legislature over the veto of Gov. Deval Patrick.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 31, 2013 15:53

Massachusetts Increases Tobacco Tax Today as California Continues to Fall Behind in Anti-Smoking Efforts

“California continues to fall behind in its efforts to reduce teen smoking as it is eclipsed by other states that are increasing cigarette taxes, the single most meaningful action to discourage teen smoking,” said Kimberly Amazeen, Vice President of Prog
California Majority Report (blog)
added Jul 31, 2013 15:31

Massachusetts Prepares For Tobacco Tax Hike

Retailers in the state will need to mark up cigarettes as of July 31, 2013 at least an additional 25 cents per pack due to the $1 per pack tax increase because the state minimum cigarette price law requires a 25% minimum retail mark up.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 30, 2013 04:52
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Housing Authority moves to make its units no-smoking

an idea that's getting support from tenants, according to the executive director. Surveys have been sent to all tenants, and "the overwhelming majority" of those responding support smoke-free housing, Executive Director Charles L. Smith Jr. told the Hous
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Jul 23, 2013 19:00

[UK, Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: AROUND NEW ENGLAND: Statewide policy on sale of e-cigarettes is necessary

Adults should have the right to buy e-cigarettes, and people using them to quit smoking should be encouraged to do so — even if that means allowing them in workplaces. What’s crucial is making sure today’s inaction on the federal level doesn’t lead to an
Westerly (RI) Sun
added Jul 20, 2013 13:48
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