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[Massachusetts] DELLECHIALE: The New Rambler: Goodbye, Juul world

Instead of cigarettes, I kept seeing these little wafer cookie-looking vapes. I had seen a few of them before the break — inside Mugar Library of all places — but once I got back, I began seeing tons of them. I learned these devices were called Juuls. W
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:44
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This is how much it's going to cost you over a lifetime if you're a smoker in Massachusetts

The financial cost of being a smoker in Massachusetts can add up to $43,319 per year, according to an analysis from WalletHub,...Over a lifetime, smoking costs the average Massachusetts smoker $2.2 million. That's less than New York ($2.3 million) but mo
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 17, 2018 20:17
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Educators, parents must catch up to vaping trends

Encouragingly, educators are updating school policy to make it clear that e-cigarettes are barred on school grounds, and that using them carries consequences. Schools have also worked to educate parents, letting them know their children may be at risk.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jan 17, 2018 08:46
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[Massachusetts] Watertown youth lead movement to fight Big Tobacco

The 84 Movement is a statewide youth tobacco prevention program that fights the tobacco industry’s tactics of making their products sweet, cheap and easy to get. Joseph and Moore, both juniors at Watertown High School, join 15 other youth to help lead t
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:15
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council approves age 21 requirement for buying tobacco

City Council gave final approval Monday to an ordinance that will ban the sale of tobacco products to people under age 21, rather than the current legal age of 18, with the higher age aimed at reducing early access and addiction.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 11, 2018 02:10
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[Massachusetts] Sen. Eric Lesser calls for raising tobacco age to 21 statewide following Springfield vote

As the city prepares to raise the legal age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21, Sen. Eric Lesser said it is time for the Legislature to make it a statewide policy. A Senate bill calling for a ban on tobacco sales to people under 21 did not come out of com
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 11, 2018 01:22
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[Massachusetts] CORNWALL: Finally, the tobacco industry tells the truth

Evidence in U.S. v. Philip Morris showed that the companies withheld relevant research studies... Smoking will cause 9,300 deaths in Massachusetts and cost the state $4.08 billion in 2017. Nevertheless, Big Tobacco continues spending over $117 million mar
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:36
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Massachusetts is named the healthiest state in America (despite seeing the fastest rise in drug deaths) - ending Hawaii's five-year reign

The annual rankings from United Health Foundation assess 35 different factors, from smoking and obesity rates to pollution, concentration of doctors, and causes of death. Researchers promoted Massachusetts from second place to first this year, ending Ha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:33
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council votes to support increase in tobacco buying age

unanimously approved the first reading of an amendment applying fines and fees to an ordinance that would boost the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21 years old. Called T-21, the amendment would maintain the same fines and fees as the current 18-year-ol
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 22, 2017 01:33
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[Massachusetts] Bedford raises tobacco purchasing age to 21 in 2018

The Bedford Board of Health has updated its rules and regulations for 2018, with the new regulations banning flavored tobacco products, as well as raising the minimum legal sales age of tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21. Restricting the sale of to
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:15
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