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Come the end of summer, you will have to wait until you are 21 to buy cigarettes within the Worcester city limits. The Board of Health voted unanimously on Wednesday to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 as of Sept. 1.
Jun 2, 2016 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jun 2, 2016 17:43
Among the items being considered by the Board of Health include raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Board members have indicated that raising the minimum age is a priority. More than 100 communities in the state have alrea
May 31, 2016 Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 1, 2016 20:01
There are four changes that will go into effect June 1st in Cohasset’s Regulations Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products. Those changes are: n No person shall sell tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to anyone under the minimum legal sales age o
May 20, 2016 Wicked Local (MA)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
wo recent fatal fires in Massachusetts are being blamed on smoking. The state Fire Marshal on Thursday said a blaze at a duplex in Northbridge on Saturday that claimed the lives of two young women, and a May 7 fire in Fall River that took the life of a 61
May 19, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added May 19, 2016 23:10
[Massachusetts] WILUSZ: Healthy Pittsfield | A breath of fresh air: Reducing exposure to secondhand smoke
Converting properties to go smoke-free is legal. In fact, landlords are potentially liable and have an obligation to ensure healthy and safe housing is available. In a 2008 survey of Massachusetts landlords, 42 percent of owners reported that a smoke-fre
May 14, 2016 Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added May 16, 2016 14:48
During a presentation that lasted a couple hours, health chairwoman Bobbie Orsi said that the board is being progressive by cutting youth access to tobacco, trying to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and improve overall community health.
May 15, 2016 Pittsfield (MA) Gazette
added May 15, 2016 19:44
[Massachusetts] Connecticut man pleads guilty to tobacco tax fraud / Singh could serve more than 45 years in federal prison
Singh worked as a tobacco products wholesaler from 2008 to 2012. He admitted to avoiding tobacco excise taxes on smokeless tobacco and cigars sold to convenience stores and gas stations.
May 11, 2016 WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added May 12, 2016 15:56
Several city councilors on Tuesday urged the Board of Health to modify its tough new tobacco control regulations, which include a controversial cap on new tobacco sales permits that some believe hinders economic development. The often sharp questioning,
May 11, 2016 Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added May 12, 2016 03:55
While anti-tobacco activists have reflexively opposed e-cigarettes, the available research supports the FDA’s more limited approach. The priority should be keeping e-cigarettes – and all addictive substances – out of the hands of children.
May 11, 2016 Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added May 11, 2016 19:26
For more than two hours the City Council peppered local and state health officials about tobacco regulations that were implemented in 2014. The issue is coming to a head now after a business was denied a tobacco retailer permit because the regulations
May 11, 2016 iBerkshires.com
added May 11, 2016 13:07