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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Decline in teen smoking a fabulous holiday gift

Our favorite statistic from the study, which is full of positive news, is this: Only 16 percent of eighth-graders have tried even a single cigarette. The best way not to become addicted is never to start in the first place. Those who keep their hands off
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 26, 2012 15:11

[Massachusetts] LETTER: The importance of smoke-free housing

"The best way to protect the millions of U.S. multi-unit housing residents from exposure to secondhand smoke is by prohibiting smoking in all units and shared areas of their buildings," said Tim McAfee, MD, MPH, director of the CDC's Office on Smoking a
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Dec 21, 2012 08:37

[Massachusetts] Local bylaws cloud future use of electronic cigarettes

The popularity of the battery-powered devices has communities across MetroWest and Massachusetts trying to keep up. Framingham became the first town in the area to regulate e-cigarettes when the Board of Health voted last week to treat them like tobacco
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Dec 16, 2012 16:02

[Massachusetts] Melrose considers banning tobacco sales at pharmacies

Officials in the city of Melrose will considering banning the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in pharmacies, according to city records.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 14, 2012 18:13

Nearly 1 million Massachusetts residents exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbors

Nearly 1 million Massachusetts residents who don’t smoke and live in apartments or attached houses are exposed regularly to cigarette smoke from their neighbors’ homes, according to a report released Friday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 14, 2012 17:26

[Massachusetts] Ban on pharmacy tobacco sales likely

After more than a year of discussion, the Barnstable Board of Health expects to approve a ban on tobacco sales at all retail locations that contain pharmacies at its Jan. 15 meeting.
Barnstable (MA) Patriot
added Dec 14, 2012 17:18

[Massachusetts] Case Docket: WILLIE EVANS vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY & others

12/03/2012 Oral argument held. (Ireland, C.J., Spina, J., Cordy, J., Botsford, J., Gants, J., Duffly, J.). 12/04/2012 #39 POST-ARGUMENT LETTER from Paul Ware, Jr., Esquire. (Distr to the quorum)
Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts
added Dec 7, 2012 19:55

[Massachusetts] Tobacco company challenges $152m award in case of Newport cigarette smoker

In his oral argument to the Supreme Judicial Court, attorney Paul F. Ware Jr. said there was no evidence presented at a Suffolk Superior Court civil trial that directly linked the giveway of Newport cigarettes in the Orchard Park neighborhood to the smok
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 4, 2012 13:47

[Massachusetts] Framingham State University aims to be tobacco-free by next year

But the details of that campus-wide ban on cigarettes, chewing tobacco and similar products are still up in the air, as an ad hoc committee responsible for developing the policy introduces its preliminary draft to students and staff.
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:26

VIDEO: SJC-11179, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Oral Arguments: Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Company

Torts; Wrongful Death-- Various issues arising out of a multi-million dollar judgment against a cigarette manufacturer in a suit by the estate of a smoker who died from lung cancer; whether an award of punitive damages was proper.
Suffolk University Law School - Boston
added Dec 7, 2012 16:33
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