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[Massachusetts] Bill would ban smoking with children in vehicle

Smokers who drive with children in their vehicles would no longer be able to light up under legislation being considered by lawmakers on the Public Health Committee.
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 15, 2013 14:05
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[Massachusetts] Bill proposes smoke-free autos for kids

They got to talking, and decided if Heroux got elected he would re-introduce an old bill banning cigarette smoking in cars when there are young children present. Heroux was elected last November, filed the bill in January and Tuesday the Joint Committee
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added May 15, 2013 09:52
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[Massachusetts] Northeastern to adopt smoke-free campus policy

After gath­ering infor­ma­tion through dili­gent research and reviewing feed­back from hun­dreds of North­eastern com­mu­nity mem­bers, a com­mittee com­prising stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff has rec­om­mended that the uni­ver­sity adopt a cam­puswide sm
Northeastern News
added May 25, 2013 13:39
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[Massachusetts] 'Little lungs' bill would ban smoking in vehicles with children

Smokers who drive with children in their vehicles would no longer be able to light up, under legislation being considered by lawmakers on the Public Health Committee. Rep. Paul Heroux, a freshman representative from Attleboro, wants to make it illegal to
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 14, 2013 18:28
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[Massachusetts] Foxborough's Board of Health Considering Changes to Town's Tobacco Regulations - Foxborough, MA Patch

“They need some tightening up,” said Foxborough Health Director Pauline Clifford. “We’re having a hearing on June 24. We’ll discuss it that night, listen for public comment and could adopt it that evening."
Patch.org
added May 14, 2013 13:41
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Careless smoking blamed for fatal BU house fire

Boston fire investigators determined Thursday the careless disposal of smoking material led to the fatal three alarm fire early Sunday that killed a Boston University student.
WCVB-Ch. 5 (Boston, MA)
added May 7, 2013 09:14
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[Massachusetts] Age Limit for Tobacco Sales to Increase in Sharon This Month - Sharon, MA Patch

Starting Sunday, May 19, anyone under the age of 21 will not be able to purchase tobacco products in Sharon. The Sharon Board of Health voted Monday, April 8, to raise the age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21 years. 
Patch.org
added May 4, 2013 13:59
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[Massachusetts] Careless smoking blamed for fatal Boston fire

Investigators say a weekend fire that fatally injured a Boston University student was caused by careless disposal of smoking materials. The fire Sunday morning in a three-story wood frame house in the Allston neighborhood took the life of 22-year-old Bin
AP - Associated Press
added May 4, 2013 13:36
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[Massachusetts] Fire that killed BU student Binland Lee caused by careless disposal of smoking materials, Boston Fire department says

Investigators have determined that the Allston fire that killed a Boston University student last week was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials, the Boston Fire Department said today.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 2, 2013 17:16
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[Massachusetts] TRANSCRIPT: E-Cigarettes Bring Smokers Back Inside, For Now

Freedom to puff on an e-cigarette indoors might sound great to smokers sick of looking like aging hoodlums in doorways, but e-cigarette fans shouldn't necessarily get used to it. Local governments are already taking steps to limit e-smoking in places whe
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Apr 28, 2013 18:54
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