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[Massachusetts] Cigarette causes Ware apartment fire, sends woman to hospital

Three people displaced, one in the hospital ... a woman forgot to put out her cigarette. It started a fire which caused the woman's home oxygen tank to explode.
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:28

[Massachusetts] Cancer survivors call for tobacco taxes

Cancer survivors gather at the State House Thursday to call on lawmakers to raise tobacco taxes. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network supports legislation to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1.25 and to apply taxes to other tobacco
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 17, 2013 10:30

[Massachusetts] Board of Health ups Walpole tobacco sale age to 19

The Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday night to raise the local age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 19 years old. The change takes effect Thursday, March 21.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 17, 2013 12:32

[Massachusetts] Berkshire Community College campus to become smoke-free Aug. 1

North Adams (MA) Transcript
added Mar 15, 2013 14:25

[Massachusetts] Billerica Hall-of-Famers not blowing smoke

A Massachusetts organization is using the theme of teamwork to help smokers kick the costly habit, and last month it inducted 11 locals into its growing Ex-Smokers Hall of Fame.
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Mar 12, 2013 09:00

[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
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