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[Massachusetts] Adams Moves To Next Step With Tobacco Ban Laws

The board chose to include smoking bans on public playgrounds, beaches, athletic fields, in nursing homes, at bus stops and outdoor patios at restaurants. Members were undecided about bans on smoking in private clubs, hotels, motels and bed and breakfast
iBerkshires.com
added Feb 28, 2013 03:54
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[Massachusetts] Deadly Westfield Fire Caused by Smoking with Home Oxygen

The apartment complex, which houses mostly elderly residents, was evacuated when the fire broke out on the second floor. The Red Cross assisted those displaced by the fire, while some residents were allowed back into their units. At a press conference W
abc40 WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA)
added Feb 28, 2013 03:50
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[Massachusetts] Westfield senior housing fire caused by cigarette smoking in vicinity of home oxygen system

A fire at General Shepard Apartments that took the life of 72-year-old resident Margaret A. Lunden was started by a cigarette smoking in the presence of a home oxygen system, state Fire Marshal Steven D. Coan said.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 27, 2013 18:34
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[Massachusetts] New smoking regulations target secondhand smoke, blunt wraps, and rolling machines

the Board of Health has banned smoking in the outdoor seating areas of restaurants where the waitstaff serves customers.
Wareham (MA) Week
added Feb 27, 2013 18:27
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[Massachusetts] Bellingham may ban sale of cigarettes, tobacco products at local pharmacies

The Board of Health is considering several new amendments to its tobacco bylaw, most notably prohibiting pharmacies from selling tobacco products and banning cigarette smoking at town-owned parks and fields.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Feb 22, 2013 14:01
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[Massachusetts] Bellingham may ban sale of cigarettes, tobacco products at local pharmacies

The Board of Health is considering several new amendments to its tobacco bylaw, most notably prohibiting pharmacies from selling tobacco products and banning cigarette smoking at town-owned parks and fields.
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Feb 21, 2013 11:21
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[Massachusetts] Health Board pushes back Walpole cigarette age vote

The Board of Health will decide whether or not to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 next month.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Feb 19, 2013 18:03
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[Massachusetts] Gone is the smoke, replaced by the kids

It seems like most restaurants opening in the suburbs west of Boston these days are either a pub or a tavern, but they hardly resemble the smoke-filled watering holes of yore. Out went the cigarettes, in came the families with children. And thanks to sh
Boston (MA) Globe
added Feb 17, 2013 15:04
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[Massachusetts] Smoke-​​free campus debate moves to Faculty Senate

The Fac­ulty Senate on Wednesday engaged in a lively dis­cus­sion about the university’s plan to explore a smoke-​​free campus, con­tin­uing a new committee’s effort to gather feed­back on the issue.
Northeastern News
added Feb 15, 2013 09:59
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Chicopee Woman Hit with Over $2,000 Tax Bill for Internet Purchases

Lynn Provost is a smoker and has been since she was 14, but never in her life did she expect to get a letter from the state - essentially a bill - stating she owed $2,500 in taxes, interest, and penalties. "I called and they said it was from cigarettes
abc40 WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA)
added Feb 15, 2013 09:02
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