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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
California Majority Report (blog)
added Jul 31, 2013 15:31
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Massachusetts Prepares For Tobacco Tax Hike

Retailers in the state will need to mark up cigarettes as of July 31, 2013 at least an additional 25 cents per pack due to the $1 per pack tax increase because the state minimum cigarette price law requires a 25% minimum retail mark up.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 30, 2013 04:52
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Housing Authority moves to make its units no-smoking

an idea that's getting support from tenants, according to the executive director. Surveys have been sent to all tenants, and "the overwhelming majority" of those responding support smoke-free housing, Executive Director Charles L. Smith Jr. told the Hous
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Jul 23, 2013 19:00
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[UK, Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: AROUND NEW ENGLAND: Statewide policy on sale of e-cigarettes is necessary

Adults should have the right to buy e-cigarettes, and people using them to quit smoking should be encouraged to do so — even if that means allowing them in workplaces. What’s crucial is making sure today’s inaction on the federal level doesn’t lead to an
Westerly (RI) Sun
added Jul 20, 2013 13:48
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[Massachusetts] Commonly Asked Questions

Why was this Notice issued? ANSWER: This lawsuit has been "certified" as a Class Action. This means that the Court has determined that this lawsuit meets the class actions requirements and may proceed to trial. If you are included, you may have legal
Donovan Tobacco Settlement
added Jul 15, 2013 22:51
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If You Live In Massachusetts, Are 50 Years Or Older, and Smoked Marlboro Cigarettes For At Least “20 Pack Years” Your Rights Could Be Affected By A Class Action Lawsuit.

• You could be affected by a class action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA. The lawsuit claims that Philip Morris USA designed, manufactured, and sold Marlboro cigarettes that were defective because they delivered excessive and dangerous level of carcin
Donovan Tobacco Settlement
added Jul 15, 2013 22:28
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[Massachusetts] Welcome

You could be affected by a class action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA. The lawsuit claims that Philip Morris USA designed, manufactured, and sold Marlboro cigarettes that were defective because they delivered excessive and dangerous level of carcino
Donovan Tobacco Settlement
added Jul 15, 2013 21:25
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[Massachusetts] Sales of tobacco to minors decline ($$)

Only three Malden tobacco retailers failed sales compliance checks in the previous 12 months, down significantly from the previous year, according to the city’s Board of Health. Of 64 tobacco retailers, three failed inspections that checked whether the st
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 14, 2013 11:29
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[Massachusetts] JACKSON: E-cigarettes: the new fracking

They want us to believe that since nothing is as bad as real cigarettes, e-cigarettes are inherently good. The history of the smoking industry strongly suggests that once again, it is blowing smoke
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 14, 2013 10:56
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes may have a place — just not with minors

Adults should have the right to buy e-cigarettes, and people using them to quit smoking should be encouraged to do so -- even if that means allowing them in workplaces. What's crucial is making sure today's inaction on the federal level doesn't lead to a
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 12, 2013 22:05
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