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[Massachusetts] McDONOUGH: The Global Tobacco/Smoking Threat

I had the privilege to attend ... Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century: Strengthening National ... the tobacco wars are far from over. In some ways, we're clearly winning, and in other ways, we're clearly losing. And the fight goes on...
Boston (MA) Globe
added Mar 12, 2013 05:44

[Massachusetts] Lone holdout: Dennis refuses to issue tobacco licenses

Dennis is the only Cape Cod town that has declined participation in the Cape Cod Regional Tobacco Control Program. Is the town's board of health being lax in controlling sales to minors, or do health officials have a strong reason for declining to partic
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 7, 2013 15:11

[Massachusetts] Smoking: A Global Epidemic

Harvard University hosted a conference on global tobacco control and the state of tobacco use in the 21st century. The United Nations, the World Health Organization and other international groups interested in tobacco control from over 40 nations gather
added Mar 9, 2013 19:10

[Massachusetts] E-cigarette maker sets sights on Boston

Logic Technology, a manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, has decided to increase its presence in the Boston area. The company will be putting signs on taxi tops ... Alelov: Yes our product is designed for smokers only. There
Boston (MA) Globe
added Mar 7, 2013 04:28

[Massachusetts] I-Team: Alleged Tobacco Scam Costs Taxpayers Millions

Bokhari has made much of his fortune moving large amounts of tobacco products from Pennsylvania, where there is no tax, into New England where taxes are as high as 90 percent. But the I-Team has learned Bokhari is now under federal investigation for all
added Mar 6, 2013 07:28

[Africa, Asia, Europe, Massachusetts] A billion deaths from tobacco are a key obstacle to global development

Those were among the key recommendations to come out of an international gathering last week at Harvard University of public health officials, academics, and public health advocates from more 40 nations, and such international organizations as the Europe
added Mar 4, 2013 15:06

[South Africa, Massachusetts] Big Guns Take Aim at Big Tobacco

week’s “Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century” conference, sponsored by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The two-day conference, held at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, brought together globa
Harvard Magazine
added Mar 2, 2013 01:17

[Massachusetts] Fatal Westfield fire caused by smoking, oxygen

Officials say a fire in Westfield this week that took the life of a 72-year-old woman was caused by smoking near a home oxygen system. The victim in the blaze Monday at the General Shepard Apartments was identified as Margaret Lunden.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2013 13:37

[Massachusetts] Adams Moves To Next Step With Tobacco Ban Laws

The board chose to include smoking bans on public playgrounds, beaches, athletic fields, in nursing homes, at bus stops and outdoor patios at restaurants. Members were undecided about bans on smoking in private clubs, hotels, motels and bed and breakfast
added Feb 28, 2013 03:54

[Massachusetts] Deadly Westfield Fire Caused by Smoking with Home Oxygen

The apartment complex, which houses mostly elderly residents, was evacuated when the fire broke out on the second floor. The Red Cross assisted those displaced by the fire, while some residents were allowed back into their units. At a press conference W
abc40 WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA)
added Feb 28, 2013 03:50
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