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[Massachusetts] Melrose tackles e-cigarette trend

Proponents and opponents expressed their views at the Committee on Public Health's public hearing on Oct. 1. "There is no reason for Massachusetts not to act," Attorney General Martha Coakley said at the hearing. "Down the road, I am convinced the feder
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:35
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[Massachusetts] COYKENDALL: GUEST OPINION: Demand for smoke-free multi-unit housing on the rise

By going smoke-free, residents, maintenance staff and managers will be less likely to suffer acute respiratory infections, ear problems, asthma, heart attacks and certain cancers. For more information, landlords and condominium associations can visit www
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Oct 11, 2013 12:06
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[Massachusetts] Marblehead set to join towns banning e-cigarettes as popularity grows among youth

Public health officials in cities and towns north of Boston are pushing for tough restrictions on the sale and use of electronic cigarettes, as new studies show the high-tech tobacco substitutes are becoming increasingly popular among youth.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 11, 2013 11:58
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[Massachusetts] Mass gov't. officials attempt to regulate e-cigarette sales

As a bill to prohibit minors from purchasing electronic cigarettes works its way through the state legislature, Mass. Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley, along with 39 other attorneys general, signed a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking that e-c
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:32
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[Massachusetts] Mass. bill would tighten rules for e-cigarettes

Attorney General Martha Coakley and a group representing Massachusetts physicians urged lawmakers on Tuesday to regulate the sale and use of electronic cigarettes. The bill would prohibit the sale of nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes, to
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 2, 2013 03:09
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: A smoking gun in e-cigarettes?

we support the efforts of state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, a Boston Democrat, who filed a bill last month that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and add them to smoking bans in workplaces. Until we have more answers about e-cigarettes' long-term ef
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Oct 1, 2013 07:35
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[Massachusetts] Regulations may tighten on popular e-cigarettes

No Massachusetts regulations are yet in effect either, but state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, a Boston Democrat, filed a bill last month that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and add them to smoking bans in workplaces. States often lead the way on
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Sep 29, 2013 20:37
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[Massachusetts] Alarm Bells over E-Cigarettes

Michael Siegel, a School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, suggests that the negative effects of electronic cigarettes have been wildly overblown, clouding the important benefits of e-cigarettes as devices to help people quit smoki
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Sep 26, 2013 06:21
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[Massachusetts] Cambridge Housing Authority bans smoking in its buildings

Over objections that they would be forcing elderly smokers out into the cold, Cambridge Housing Authority commissioners voted Wednesday to ban smoking in their buildings, joining Boston and other cities that are snuffing out cigarettes in public housing.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 26, 2013 04:36
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Board exceeds mandate with tobacco ban

That line was breached last week by the Ashland Board of Health, which decided that while 18 is the legal age to purchase tobacco products in the rest of the state, you've got to be 21 to purchase smokes in Ashland.
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Sep 22, 2013 12:05
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