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[Massachusetts] Conference Announcement: Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century

How do international laws and institutions regarding tobacco, trade, investment, agriculture and economic development intersect? What are the implications for global tobacco control efforts? How should public health concerns be taken into account in inte
Harvard Law Bulletin
added Jan 21, 2013 16:45
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[Massachusetts] Letter: SSDP opposes smoke-free NU

Our chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy strongly opposes the increased burden on university resources that would result from a campus-wide smoking ban.
The Huntington News (Northeastern University)
added Jan 30, 2013 01:28
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Smoking ban works well ... at least in a dictatorship

I was overjoyed to hear that the authorities have decided to ban smoking in public housing. My concern is how they planned to enforce the new rule.
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jan 18, 2013 07:57
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco sales banned at Barnstable pharmacies

The Barnstable Board of Health unanimously approved a ban on the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products at local pharmacies after a public hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 17, 2013 10:11
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[Massachusetts] Butt out of Barnstable drugstores?

Tobacco users may soon have to bypass local pharmacies in their search for a fix. The Barnstable Board of Health is expected to approve a ban on the sale of tobacco products during its regular meeting Tuesday, making it the fourth town on Cape Cod to do
Cape Cod (MA) Times
added Jan 15, 2013 16:02
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[Massachusetts] SPITZ: Ashland snuffs out drugstores' cigarette sales

It's likely, in a decade or so, cigarettes sales in drugstores will be as ancient history as smoking sections in restaurants. For now, though, there's something a little disconcerting about putting the screws to some businesses and not others.
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:23
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[Massachusetts] Health board considers revising tobacco policy

The Sharon Board of Health discussed draft regulations Dec. 17 aimed at raising the legal age to buy tobacco products in town. Members also talked about whether Sharon could legally ban the use of tobacco in private clubs, such as fraternal organizations
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 6, 2013 14:32
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[Massachusetts] Smoking ban coming for residents of North Adams Housing Authority

North Adams Housing Authority is moving toward a policy to ban smoking by May in housing it provides for low-income individuals and families. Low-income tenants would be required to smoke in designated areas, which could include an outdoor gazebo.
North Adams (MA) Transcript
added Jan 3, 2013 10:07
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[Massachusetts] Gloucester's tobacco regs due for update

The Gloucester Board of Health is in the process of updating restrictions on the sale of tobacco and nicotine in local convenience stores. The new regulations are aimed at combating access to cigarettes by newer retail products such as electronic cigare
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 3, 2013 09:55
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[Massachusetts] Gloucester's tobacco regs due for update

The Gloucester Board of Health is in the process of updating restrictions on the sale of tobacco and nicotine in local convenience stores.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 3, 2013 04:41
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