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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: HealthWatch: Second-Hand Marijuana Smoke Warning

Researchers just published the first study to show that when kids are around marijuana users, not only do they inhale harmful smoke but their bodies also take up the psychoactive chemicals that produce the “high” from marijuana. This is a good reminder t
added Dec 9, 2016 03:30

[Massachusetts] Springfield health commissioner rejects 2017 permit for Smokey Joe's Cigar Lounge

"I find that based on the record, the cigar smoke odors migrating from Smokey Joe's Cigar Bar to the residential common areas and condominiums of the upper floors of the McIntosh Building may result in a nuisance or be harmful, injurious or dangerous to
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 8, 2016 05:45

[Massachusetts] Board of Health Will Vote On Raising Smoking, Vaping Age

Everett officials held a public hearing Monday night on a proposal that would raise the legal age for smoking and vaping in the city to 21, noting that they would schedule a vote for their next regular meeting in December. The proposal also has signific
Everett (MA) Independent
added Dec 4, 2016 21:29

[Massachusetts] HUD boss visits Boston to announce smoke-free public housing rule

Castro said the Boston Housing Authority is the largest authority that is already smoke-free but many other housing authorities have eliminated smoking on their properties. Castro said eliminating smoking usually takes a year for housing authorities, and
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Dec 1, 2016 04:44

[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Permit renewal for Smokey Joe's cigar shop has been denied

A popular downtown Springfield cigar shop's permit will not be renewed. This comes after several neighbors that live in the condominiums above Smokey Joe's cigar shop have complained of smoke seeping into their homes.
WGGB/WSHM (Springfield, MA)
added Nov 5, 2016 14:14

[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Raucous hearing on restrictions on flavored tobacco ends abruptly in Leominster

As the meeting began, several members of the local business community joined to oppose a proposed regulation that would restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to designated tobacco retail stores, and forbid them in convenience stores and gas stat
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29

[Massachusetts] Lynch Park repairs spark new interest in smoking ban

The Lynch Park Carriage House is being restored to its former glory after a Fourth of July fire...officials are continuing discussions of whether to extend a ban on smoking to all city parks and playgrounds. A carelessly discarded cigarette butt was found
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Oct 22, 2016 15:45

[Massachusetts] E-Cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea? To vape or not to vape subject of SPH Bicknell Lecture tomorrow

The School of Public Health will wade into the debate tomorrow, Wednesday, October 19, when two of the world’s leading experts on electronic cigarettes share the stage at the 2016 William J. Bicknell Lecture. Headlined E-cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea?
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02

[Massachusetts] LETTER: Tobacco industry fights good fight in clash over package warnings

US Court of Appeals...determined that the images the FDA had proposed for cigarette packages went well beyond the factual and thus violate the industry’s constitutional protection regarding compelled speech. The tobacco industry, no matter how beleaguered
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 14, 2016 03:57

[Massachusetts] Smokeless tobacco product snus may increase risk of death among prostate cancer patients

The smokeless tobacco product snus, which is used mainly in Sweden but also is sold in the U.S., may increase the risk that men with prostate cancer will die from their disease, and the risk that they’ll die prematurely from any cause, according to a new
Harvard School of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2016 20:14
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