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[Massachusetts] More Opposition to Menthol Cig Ban

Chairman of the Marion Board of Health John Howard had to note the “record turnout” of those in attendance on October 26 to join in the conversation about the board’s pursuit to ban flavored nicotine products – both flavored tobacco and flavored electron
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:55
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Massachusetts youth activists support raising tobacco age of sale to 21

Teenagers from across Massachusetts gathered at the State House Wednesday to voice support for legislation that would increase the age of sale of tobacco products to 21 statewide. The 21 young activists each shared one reason why they support raising th
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 26, 2017 20:22
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Massachusetts youth activists support raising tobacco age of sale to 21

Youth from across the state visited the State House on Wednesday to share their 21 reasons to raise the tobacco-buying age.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 26, 2017 18:04
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[Massachusetts] Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey

The most explosive growth seen in any of the survey's results appeared in the usage of electronic cigarettes. Whereas virtually no 16- to 18-year-olds reported using e-cigs in 2015, 13 and 21 percent, respectively, had used the devices within the past
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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[Massachusetts] IVES: Protecting Children from Secondhand Smoke ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

I recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health to encourage the favorable report of H1170 “An Act to Protect Little Lungs,” filed by Representative Paul Heroux. This bill would ban smoking in a car if a child is small enough to be in a
Valley Patriot (North Andover, MA)
added Oct 2, 2017 14:03
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Encourage Landlords to Go Smoke Free

The Health Department doesn't have authority to demand landlords adopt smoke-free policies but are rolling out resources to guide landlords on how to do so. The board feels that secondhand smoke is a health concern and inside homes are where that mostly
iBerkshires.com
added Sep 11, 2017 15:41
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[Massachusetts] BIDH–Milton to ban all tobacco use

The smoking light will go out for good Nov. 17 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton. That’s when smoking will be banned everywhere on the hospital’s 20-acre campus. In addition to cigarettes and cigars, the ban extends to chewing tobacco and snuff, e
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Sep 7, 2017 22:48
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[Massachusetts] Altria Presents at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples

is participating today in the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Billy Gifford, Altria’s Chief Financial Officer, and Murray Garnick, Altria's Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Law and Regulatory Affairs, wil
Business Wire
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Vaping is a Danger to Youth as School Begins

Thanks to the tobacco industry targeting our youth, Massachusetts has experienced an increase in vaping (use of e-cigarettes or vape pens) by young people. In my job, I speak with people throughout our region about the dangers of tobacco and about how th
Rehoboth (MA) Reporter
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Massachusetts] US Sens. Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren look to ban menthol cigarettes

Contending that research has shown menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than other types of cigarettes, U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, called on federal officials to ban them Tuesday. The Massachusetts Democr
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 25, 2017 18:41
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