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[Massachusetts, Minnesota, Wyoming] As States Draft Budgets, Higher Tobacco Taxes Offer Health and Financial Wins

Tobacco tax increases are a win-win-win solution for states -- a health win that reduces smoking and saves lives, a financial win that raises revenue and reduces tobacco-related health care costs, and a political win because tobacco taxes have the strong
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:16
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Up in Smoke: Anti-Smoking Dollars Diverted in Massachusetts

Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in Massachusetts have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving the state struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising, the New Engl
New England Center for Investigative Reporting
added Jan 27, 2013 22:51
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[Massachusetts] Anti-smoking money up in smoke

Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in Massachusetts have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving the state struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising, the New Eng
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jan 27, 2013 22:05
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[Massachusetts] Northborough health board looks to ban smoking on marquee town

If the regulations are approved, smoking will be banned on the premises of town hall, the library, the senior center, the police and fire departments and the Public Works garage. Currently smokers must stand a distance back from the buildings, but Healt
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:07
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[Massachusetts] West Tisbury selectmen wrestle with second hand pot smoke

selectmen have discussed the possibility of seeking a town bylaw that would prohibit smoking pot in public places. The ramifications of a new state law that legalized the sale of medical marijuana prompted the discussion, at the selectmen's meeting Januar
Martha's Vineyard (MA) Times
added Jan 25, 2013 17:24
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[Massachusetts] BU Today Never Smoked. Lived Right. Died of Lung Cancer.

“I’m absolutely convinced she had a genetic predisposition” to lung cancer, says Spira, a School of Medicine professor and chief of computational biomedicine. That conviction set him on a quest for the genetic key to a medical mystery: why some people wh
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Jan 23, 2013 05:17
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[Massachusetts] Conference Announcement: Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century

How do international laws and institutions regarding tobacco, trade, investment, agriculture and economic development intersect? What are the implications for global tobacco control efforts? How should public health concerns be taken into account in inte
Harvard Law Bulletin
added Jan 21, 2013 16:45
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Smoking ban works well ... at least in a dictatorship

I was overjoyed to hear that the authorities have decided to ban smoking in public housing. My concern is how they planned to enforce the new rule.
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jan 18, 2013 07:57
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco sales banned at Barnstable pharmacies

The Barnstable Board of Health unanimously approved a ban on the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products at local pharmacies after a public hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 17, 2013 10:11
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[Massachusetts] Butt out of Barnstable drugstores?

Tobacco users may soon have to bypass local pharmacies in their search for a fix. The Barnstable Board of Health is expected to approve a ban on the sale of tobacco products during its regular meeting Tuesday, making it the fourth town on Cape Cod to do
Cape Cod (MA) Times
added Jan 15, 2013 16:02
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