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[Massachusetts, New York] AUDIO: NYC Looks to Small Boston Suburb for Cigarette Sale Restrictions

officials in the small Massachusetts town that was first in the nation to raise the legal age for purchasing cigarettes from 18 to 21 says the law has helped push down teen smoking rates. Janice Berns, the director of public health in Needham, Mass., tol
WNYC Radio
added Apr 23, 2013 12:54
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[Massachusetts] Homeowner on Cigarette Break Finds Smoking Gun in Boston Bombing Case Hiding in His Boat

David Henneberry, an avid boater and member of the Watertown Yacht Club, walked outside to smoke a cigarette just after Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick lifted the curfew on Boston residents at 6 p.m. Friday.
WBZT.com
added Apr 20, 2013 11:48
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[Massachusetts] Fire at JFK Library caused by discarded smoking material

The fire at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum in Boston Monday was caused by careless disposal of smoking materials, city fire officials said. Boston officials had initially feared that the fire at the library might have been connected to the bomb
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 19, 2013 13:38
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[Massachusetts] Discarded cigarette cause of blaze that prompted evacuation of apartment building in North End of Springfield

Leger said the porch railing had been covered with plywood, perhaps in an attempt to make it safer for children, and that the cigarette had fallen in between the railing and the plywood. It was clear from the number of discarded cigarette butts in the a
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 11, 2013 15:24
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[Massachusetts, New Hampshire] April 4: Letters To the Editor

Contrary to David Murdock's claims, a higher tobacco tax will not reduce jobs or revenue in Massachusetts ("Cig tax burns convenience stores in Mass.," March 29). A proposed tobacco tax increase would prevent kids from smoking, save lives and save money b
Boston (MA) Herald
added Apr 6, 2013 04:57
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Trying to quit smoking just got a little easier

Now, the FDA has seen the light and will remove the time limits and the rules about cheating. With its announcement on Monday, the bureau recognized that anything that helps people to quit should be encouraged, not forbidden. Unlike many FDA moves, thi
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 5, 2013 14:47
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[Massachusetts, New Jersey] ARSENAULT: Revel yell: Bring back the smoke!

Revel’s flip-flop does not bode well for Massachusetts, where casinos by law will be smoke-free. When the Bay State’s clean-air gambling palaces open in the next few years, customers will still have the option of driving out-of-state to casinos that permi
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 5, 2013 14:36
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[Massachusetts] Defiant smokers say they'll cough up more cash if tax rises

The two 19-year-olds had just heard that the Legislature wants to raise the cigarette excise tax by $1, and the news left them both unhappy and defiant. "If you're going to smoke, you're going to smoke," Lanigan said, taking a drag from her Newport Ligh
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Apr 4, 2013 15:00
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[Massachusetts] STATE HOUSE NEWS: Legislative leaders propose increases in gas, cigarette taxes

Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 4, 2013 07:57
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[Massachusetts] Springfield Fire Department: Careless disposal of smoking materials cause of blaze that displaced 5 from Forest Park neighborhood home

Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 4, 2013 07:56
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