Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,420 headlines found
A bill on Beacon Hill would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and ban their use in places where smoking is already prohibited. Under current law, minors in Massachusetts are prohibited from purchasing cigarettes, but they can purchase
Aug 14, 2013 Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Aug 14, 2013 11:10
The bill would restrict the sale of any tobacco or nicotine delivery product to minors and prohibit use of the products on public school grounds. The bill would also apply existing state public and workplace smoking bans to electronic cigarette use and r
Aug 13, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 14, 2013 02:10
I'm okay with someone using an e-cigarette as part of a quitting strategy. But that's not the only way they are being marketed. … Making "smoking" seem glamorous and safe is just dumb.
Aug 13, 2013 Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 13, 2013 16:15
Electronic cigarettes, otherwise known as e-cigarettes, dodged a ban, however, after residents and advocates voiced their support for the product as a viable means to help smokers quit. "The way the regulation was written it was a bit of an oversight,"
Aug 13, 2013 Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Aug 13, 2013 10:47
Police say when they questioned the man, he was not giving them correct information. Police soon found the man, identified as Caleb Bickford, 29, of Boston, had two warrants out for his arrest for drug, disorderly conduct and trespassing charges.
Aug 12, 2013 WBZT.com
added Aug 12, 2013 18:08
"We believed that it was just another nicotine delivery program that would circumvent rules about getting cigarettes to kids," Canton Public Health Director John Ciccotelli told WCVB-TV, a news partner of The Patriot Ledger. "We don't want to then chase
Aug 12, 2013 Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Aug 12, 2013 17:37
Less than a week after a $1-a-pack cigarette increase takes effect in Massachusetts, smokers are flocking to New Hampshire for cheaper cigarettes.
Aug 12, 2013 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:33
The Canton Board of Health will hold a public hearing Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Salah Meeting Room at Memorial Hall to discuss and vote on revisions to the Town's current Regulation to Prohibit of the Sale of Tobacco Products to Minors.
Aug 3, 2013 Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 4, 2013 11:13
The excise tax on cigarettes is also increasing $1 to $3.51 per pack. The state has alerted retailers to begin collecting the new taxes, which were part of a transportation finance bill approved by the Legislature over the veto of Gov. Deval Patrick.
Jul 31, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 31, 2013 15:53
Massachusetts Increases Tobacco Tax Today as California Continues to Fall Behind in Anti-Smoking Efforts
“California continues to fall behind in its efforts to reduce teen smoking as it is eclipsed by other states that are increasing cigarette taxes, the single most meaningful action to discourage teen smoking,” said Kimberly Amazeen, Vice President of Prog
Jul 31, 2013 California Majority Report (blog)
added Jul 31, 2013 15:31