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[Massachusetts] Court Orders FDA to Move Forward With Graphic Cigarette Warnings

Talwani, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, and six other public health and medical groups contending that the FDA had "unre
MedPage Today
added Sep 6, 2018 14:29
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[Illinois, Massachusetts] Two States Wrestle With Tobacco-Buying Age

27 state legislatures have considered bills on the legal age to purchase tobacco products. Of those states, only the Illinois and Massachusetts state legislatures passed an age-21-to-purchase bill. The Massachusetts bill was signed into law and goes into
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:58
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[Massachusetts] AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS et. al. v. FDA: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER (PDF)

The court orders that, no later than September 26, 2018, the FDA shall provide to this court an expedited schedule for the completion of outstanding studies, the publication of the proposed graphic warnings rule for public comment, review of public com
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:05
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[Massachusetts] Federal Court Orders FDA to Quickly Implement Graphic Cigarette Warnings as Mandated by Law

a federal court today ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expeditiously issue a final rule requiring graphic health warnings on cigarette packs and advertising, as mandated by a 2009 federal law. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Indi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 5, 2018 20:58
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[Massachusetts] Vector Group to Present at Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

Business Wire
added Sep 5, 2018 14:50
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[Massachusetts] What the new age restriction on tobacco sales means for Wachusett towns

Following Governor Charlie Baker’s decision to sign Bill H4486, four out of five towns in the Wachusett area will up the tobacco and e-cigarette sale age restriction from 18 to 21 years old and ban the sale of cigarettes at pharmacies by the end of t
The Landmark (MA)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:50
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[Massachusetts] Hanover receives grant aimed to stub out tobacco in younger ages

Hanover is partnering with South Shore communities to spread awareness of the dangers of tobacco thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. After the town received the grant, (Norwell also has federal funding) in spring 2018,
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:09
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council considers adding fines to new ban on electronic smoking devices

The City Council will consider passing an ordinance on Monday that would allow the city to issue fines against those caught using electronic smoking devices inside public places.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 19, 2018 21:10
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[Massachusetts] Black Women’s Lupus Risk Increases with Smoking, Decreases with Moderate Drinking

The investigators assessed data from the Black Women’s Health Study... toxic substances from cigarette smoke have been associated with oxidative stress and autoantibody production, and they can directly damage proteins and DNA, the authors wrote....both
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Aug 11, 2018 14:58
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[Massachusetts] HEALEY: E-cigarettes are your child's worst friend

Over the past few months, I have been traveling to communities across Massachusetts, talking to middle- and high-school students about health, wellness and substance-use prevention. At every meeting, I have heard from parents, teachers, school nurses and
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Aug 10, 2018 19:47
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