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[Massachusetts] It takes smokers' hearts at least 15 years to recover after quitting cigarettes

A team at Vanderbilt looked at data from the Framingham Heart Study which included 8,700 people in Massachusetts over 50 years Half the people they studied had smoked, many were 'heavy' smokers (smoking a pack a day for 20 years) After five years of quit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 16:59
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[Massachusetts] Juul Drops E-Cig Education Program for Schools

Plan to offer "science-based resources on vaping" were "misunderstood," company said
MedPage Today
added Oct 26, 2018 15:35
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[Massachusetts] Vaping Is Not Your Friend

That is why I am calling upon the administration of the University of Massachusetts Boston to enforce the no smoking or vaping policies that are in place. Vaping has no place at UMass Boston. This childish fad is disturbing to the minds of those who see i
The Mass Media (University of Massachusetts)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:45
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[Massachusetts] SUMMARY AND PERSPECTIVES: SUMMERLIN V. PHILIP MORRIS USA, ET AL.

The jury found that defendants, Hampden Automotive and Philip Morris USA, breached the implied warranty of merchantability for selling a defectively designed product, but neither were found to be a substantial contributing cause of Mr. Summerlin’s lung ca
Defense Litigation Insider (MG+M Law Firm)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:10
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[Massachusetts] Ashburnham Board of Health considering tobacco regulations

regulations to ban flavored tobacco products and raise the purchase age in town to 21. Health agent Rick Metcalf said raising the town's legal sale age from 18- to 21-years-old is in response to state legislation that will take place in January. It would
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Oct 19, 2018 17:59
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[Massachusetts] Smoking in downtown Northampton could cost you

Lighting up in Northampton could lead to a ticket if the Board of Health imposes a smoking ban in the city's downtown business districts. At Thursday night's public forum, some residents said the city needs to find a way to curb smoking. City Councilo
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:58
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[Massachusetts] Proposal to ban smoking in business districts gets airing

The Board of Health held a forum to get input on its proposal to ban smoking in most areas of downtown Northampton and Florence Thursday. And although most of the handful of commentators who addressed the board enthusiastically supported the floated chang
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 17:52
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[Massachusetts] Downtown smoking ban topic of Northampton public forum

A proposal by the Board of Health to ban smoking in downtown Northampton and Florence drew strong support from residents who attended a public forum Thursday night. "I'm completely for it," said James Winston, an attorney with offices on Main Street. "If
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 19, 2018 11:58
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[Massachusetts] Columnist Johanna Neumann: Making a town council government work for you

After months of campaigning, the city council voted 9-2 in favor of citywide smoke-free workplace legislation. And, a few days later, state-level legislation advanced and the vision laid out in the tip-the-scales strategy was realized. Today 26 states, i
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 03:43
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[Massachusetts] Northampton health board wants to expand smoking ban

could be the first in the state, is going to be the subject of a public forum on Thursday. The proposal would amend Board of Health regulations to prohibit smoking in both the Northampton central business district and the Florence central business distri
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 18, 2018 15:20
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