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[Massachusetts] Insiders see higher tobacco taxes fueling black market

The $1-per-pack jump in cigarette taxes and the more than doubling of chewing-tobacco taxes will provide an incentive for organized crime to draw more profits from Massachusetts users while stiffing the state, tobacco-industry executives told a state pane
Nashoba Publishing (Devens, MA)
added Oct 29, 2013 16:24
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[Massachusetts] UMass symposium on tobacco bans

On Friday, representatives from about 35 Massachusetts colleges gathered at the University of Massachusetts Medical School for a symposium on banning tobacco products on their campuses. "It really ticks me off to see the number of young people smoking,
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Oct 28, 2013 01:21
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[Massachusetts] Weed out pot-smoking tenants with ultimatum

My next-door neighbors smoke weed. Lots of weed. I come home and it’s like there’s a stoner convention in my living room, it smells so bad. There’s only so much stink a spring mist air-freshener can mask. Any suggestions?
Boston (MA) Herald
added Oct 28, 2013 01:04
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[Massachusetts] Woman Complains Neighbor 'Always Smoking Weed' Inside Building - Police & Fire - Peabody, MA Patch

A caller at a Washington Street apartment reported her neighbor was always smoking weed inside the building. An officer spoke with the male and he denied smoking anything, although the officer said there was a very faint smell. The neighbor was advised to
Patch.org
added Oct 28, 2013 01:02
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Rational policy for e-cigarettes

communities might want to hold off on banning public use of these devices. Until we know they pose a threat to anyone but the user, how are they different from banning nicotine gum? Adults are free to make their own decisions unless there’s a good reason
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 26, 2013 20:09
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[Massachusetts] Symposium discusses tobacco ban on college campuses

There are 115 colleges and universities in Massachusetts. Twelve of them have gone tobacco-free. On Friday, representatives from about 35 Massachusetts colleges gathered at the University of Massachusetts Medical School for a symposium on banning tobacco
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Oct 26, 2013 19:48
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[Massachusetts] In Seabrook, picketers protest 'fake weed' at smoke shop

“We’re not here to shut down the store; that’s not our intent,” said Dora Smith, one of the protest organizers. “We just want them to take synthetic cannabinoids off their shelves.”
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 26, 2013 17:02
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[Massachusetts] Lorillard Pays $79M To Settle Mass. Smoker Case

Law360
added Oct 25, 2013 01:58
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[Massachusetts] Teens smoking flavored little cigars, despite laws banning sale to minors

more teens have been getting hooked on tobacco by using trendy new products that skirt the rules. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 36 percent of middle and high school students who smoke use candy-flavored "little
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 24, 2013 18:43
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[Massachusetts] Lorillard Inc. (LO): Lorillard's CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results

We felt strongly about our position on appeal and we took it to the highest court in Massachusetts, the court agreed with us on numerous points and vacated punitive damages, but the court disagreed with us on the compensatory damages. Accordingly, we have
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 24, 2013 03:40
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