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CASAA: Massachusetts Call to Action on E-Cigarette Tax Bill

H.4291 would change Massachusetts' definition of 'smokeless tobacco' for tax purposes to include electronic cigarettes and dissolvable tobacco.
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jul 30, 2012 12:04
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[Massachusetts] Montague to clamp down on tobacco sales

The regulations include a ban on tobacco sales in businesses with a health care component, such as pharmacies and drug stores, a cap on the number of tobacco or nicotine sales licenses and limits on individual sale of cigars.
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Jul 27, 2012 11:34
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco sales nixed at pharmacies

Salem: Board of Health ruling goes into effect Sept. 1
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Jul 25, 2012 23:34
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[Massachusetts] Belmont raises age for buying tobacco Aug. 1

A local health regulation taking effect Aug. 1 raises the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 19. "We're basically trying to reduce youth access to tobacco products,"
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 25, 2012 16:34
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[Massachusetts] Lynn eyes new tobacco restrictions

Local teenagers have more opportunities to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in local stores than their peers in many other Massachusetts cities, said city Health Director MaryAnn O'Connor and an anti-smoking advocate working with the city.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jul 24, 2012 14:10
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco banned at Reading pharmacies

As of July 1, the Reading Board of Health has banned the sale of all tobacco products in pharmacies.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 20, 2012 15:55
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[Massachusetts] Welfare crackdown targets booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers

Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 20, 2012 03:41
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[Massachusetts] NH's tobacco tax revenues plummet

But the year-old tax reduction failed to live up to expectations -- falling $11.5 million below projections.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jul 9, 2012 03:00
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Smoking at the Mirabella Pool

why is it that people think they can just smoke even though there are three huge NO SMOKING signs painted on the wall?
North End Waterfront.com
added Jul 8, 2012 22:24
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[Massachusetts] Gillette Stadium going smoke-free

The home of the New England Patriots and New England Revolution had some designated smoking areas near pedestrian ramps, but they will be eliminated.
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 8, 2012 14:14
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