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[Massachusetts] Rite Aid takes step to discourage tobacco sales

Board of Health Chairman Dr. Thomas Trowbridge announced last night that Rite Aid, of 525 Turnpike St., has installed opaque doors that obscure its display of cigarettes. The company took this measure in response to a letter the board sent to all local p
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added May 24, 2013 05:00
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[Massachusetts] Liquor Store's Tobacco Permit May Get 7-Day Suspension - Westborough, MA Patch

HighPoint Wines allegedly has sold tobacco products to under age customers twice this year.
Patch.org
added May 22, 2013 07:42
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[Massachusetts] Doctors group: Ban sale of tobacco in hospitals

The Massachusetts Medical Society offered testimony Tuesday at a Beacon Hill hearing by the Legislature's Joint Committee on Public Health. The bill would not only prohibit hospitals and clinics from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products, it wou
AP - Associated Press
added May 22, 2013 07:31
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco buying age now set at 21

Dover will become the fourth town in the state to raise the age to buy cigarettes to 21 and Arlington is moving to reach 21 over three years, after boards of health in both towns last week decided to hike the minimum purchasing age to keep tobacco produc
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 19, 2013 16:09
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[Massachusetts] Legislation would ban smoking in vehicles with children

Smokers who drive with children in their vehicles would no longer be able to light up, under legislation being considered by the Legislature's Public Health Committee. Paul Heroux, a freshman state representative from Attleboro, wants to make it illegal
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 17, 2013 13:17
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[Massachusetts] Norwood bans smoking pot in public places

"People with a medical condition alleviated by marijuana don't have to smoke it publically," police chief Bill Brooks said. The measure was approved at the Monday, May 13, Special Town Meeting. Brooks said it is meant to act as a deterrent, similar to t
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 17, 2013 05:55
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[Massachusetts] Bill would ban smoking with children in vehicle

Smokers who drive with children in their vehicles would no longer be able to light up under legislation being considered by lawmakers on the Public Health Committee.
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 15, 2013 14:05
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[Massachusetts] Bill proposes smoke-free autos for kids

They got to talking, and decided if Heroux got elected he would re-introduce an old bill banning cigarette smoking in cars when there are young children present. Heroux was elected last November, filed the bill in January and Tuesday the Joint Committee
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added May 15, 2013 09:52
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[Massachusetts] 'Little lungs' bill would ban smoking in vehicles with children

Smokers who drive with children in their vehicles would no longer be able to light up, under legislation being considered by lawmakers on the Public Health Committee. Rep. Paul Heroux, a freshman representative from Attleboro, wants to make it illegal to
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 14, 2013 18:28
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[Massachusetts] Foxborough's Board of Health Considering Changes to Town's Tobacco Regulations - Foxborough, MA Patch

“They need some tightening up,” said Foxborough Health Director Pauline Clifford. “We’re having a hearing on June 24. We’ll discuss it that night, listen for public comment and could adopt it that evening."
Patch.org
added May 14, 2013 13:41
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