Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,308 headlines found
A new city campaign aimed at getting landlords to ban smoking inside their properties was launched last week. The Boston Public Health Commission is leading the “Go Smoke-Free” effort, which includes original photography of local property owners and mana
Aug 18, 2016 Dorchester (MA) Reporter
added Aug 18, 2016 15:24
[Massachusetts] New Pittsfield tobacco regulations will bring buying age up to 21, expand buffer zone around day care centers
A public information session Tuesday on proposed new tobacco control regulations being implemented by the Board of Health generated few questions and no opposition. Robyn Sharp, representing the Global Partners company, which owns five convenience store
Aug 17, 2016 Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:22
[Massachusetts] Smokey Joe's Cigar Lounge, residents clash over smoking permit in downtown Springfield
located on the ground floor of the McIntosh Condominiums on Chestnut Street, has local and state permits to allow smoking by its members and guests, but the condominium association is opposed to renewal, saying they are harmed by second-hand smoke.
Aug 10, 2016 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 10, 2016 18:32
Donovan v. Philip Morris USA Inc. - In a medical monitoring class action, a Massachusetts federal jury found that tobacco giant Philip Morris couldn’t be held accountable to pay for...
Aug 5, 2016 Law360
added Aug 7, 2016 11:24
But some local business owners said to forget about making smoking a thing of the past. Just eliminating smoking on patio areas – it is already banned inside restaurants – would hurt business for many. “We get a lot of people who come down here late at
Jul 28, 2016 Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
Over the last three days, Springfield Firefighters have been called to three fires that were caused by careless cigarette disposal. With the hot and dry weather we’ve been having, careless disposal of cigarette can easily start a fire. 22News spoke with
Jul 26, 2016 WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:52
The board tabled action Monday night on the proposal so members can have time to research environmental exposure of secondhand smoke in outdoor venues.
Jul 27, 2016 Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 27, 2016 03:07
became the latest on Cape Cod to ban smoking on town beaches and recreation areas. The move was made by the Bourne Board of Health at their July 13 meeting to amend the tobacco regulations to include a ban on smoking at town recreation areas and beaches.
Jul 23, 2016 CapeCod.com (Hyannis, MA)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
The Bourne Board of Health last week voted to crack down on smokers lighting up on town-owned beaches as well as playgrounds and ball parks—outdoor places where children and their families often congregate.
Jul 22, 2016 Sandwich (MA) Enterprise
added Jul 23, 2016 00:24
Massachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs.
Jul 10, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2016 01:29