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[Massachusetts] Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Today Governor Charlie Baker signed H4486, An Act protecting youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction, which will raise the legal age to buy tobacco products statewide from 18 to 21. The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on pu
CapeCodToday.com
added Jul 28, 2018 03:45
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[Massachusetts] AG suspects e-cigarette maker JUUL of marketing to minors

“Just when teen cigarette use has hit a record low, ‘juuling’ and vaping have become an epidemic in our schools with products that seem targeted to get young people hooked on nicotine,” Healey said at a news conference Tuesday.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 28, 2018 02:56
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[Massachusetts] As state considers raising legal smoking age to 21, convenience stores worry about lost revenue

Impact: Will this help reduce access to tobacco products without long-term negative impact on small local businesses?
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Tran's point well-taken on new tobacco law

Given all the facts, someone who's reached 18 -- the legal age for most of life's duties and responsibilities -- should be allowed to make an informed decision about tobacco use.... Like Tran, we're not advocating tobacco use, just the exercise of free wi
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Raising age to buy tobacco products is common-sense legislation

Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies should have been done long ago...We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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Statement from Matt David, JUUL Labs Chief Communications Officer, Regarding the Press Conference Held by the Massachusetts Attorney General

We welcome the opportunity to work with the Massachusetts Attorney General because, we too, are committed to preventing underage use of JUUL. We utilize stringent online tools to block attempts by those under the age of 21 from purchasing our products, i
Juul Labs/Juul Vapor
added Jul 26, 2018 02:21
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[California, Massachusetts, Texas] 'Just as bad as we feared, maybe worse,' say smoking opponents about Juul

Kids in middle and high school were the first to tell 7 On Your Side...7 On Your Side reached out to JUUL Labs for a response to the government’s investigation. As is their habit, they responded to us within minutes with a thorough statement. Statement
KTXS (Abilene, TX)
added Jul 26, 2018 02:17
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[Massachusetts] Maura Healey fires up e-cigs battle

Attorney General Maura Healey is going after the e-cigarette industry for reviving tactics from Big Tobacco’s marketing playbook to hook kids on the products and make them lifetime customers. “This is about getting kids to start vaping,” Healey told rep
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jul 25, 2018 23:07
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[Massachusetts] Chelmsford among communities with age 21 tobacco restriction

The effort to increase the tobacco sales age limit to 21 years will undoubtedly cut into the revenue of convenience stores, including the 7-Eleven Dennis Lane has owned for 44 years. The loss would be unfortunate for business, he said, but it’s not why
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Legislature advances public health in state

Tobacco should not be sold under the same roof as medications and other health-care products. We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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