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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Careless smoking blamed for fatal BU house fire

Boston fire investigators determined Thursday the careless disposal of smoking material led to the fatal three alarm fire early Sunday that killed a Boston University student.
WCVB-Ch. 5 (Boston, MA)
added May 7, 2013 09:14
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[Massachusetts] Age Limit for Tobacco Sales to Increase in Sharon This Month - Sharon, MA Patch

Starting Sunday, May 19, anyone under the age of 21 will not be able to purchase tobacco products in Sharon. The Sharon Board of Health voted Monday, April 8, to raise the age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21 years. 
Patch.org
added May 4, 2013 13:59
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[Massachusetts] Careless smoking blamed for fatal Boston fire

Investigators say a weekend fire that fatally injured a Boston University student was caused by careless disposal of smoking materials. The fire Sunday morning in a three-story wood frame house in the Allston neighborhood took the life of 22-year-old Bin
AP - Associated Press
added May 4, 2013 13:36
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[Massachusetts] Fire that killed BU student Binland Lee caused by careless disposal of smoking materials, Boston Fire department says

Investigators have determined that the Allston fire that killed a Boston University student last week was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials, the Boston Fire Department said today.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 2, 2013 17:16
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[Massachusetts] TRANSCRIPT: E-Cigarettes Bring Smokers Back Inside, For Now

Freedom to puff on an e-cigarette indoors might sound great to smokers sick of looking like aging hoodlums in doorways, but e-cigarette fans shouldn't necessarily get used to it. Local governments are already taking steps to limit e-smoking in places whe
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Apr 28, 2013 18:54
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[Massachusetts] Weymouth firefighter fired for smoking loses appeal

In a ruling released Thursday, the state Civil Service Commission said the town had cause to fire Kenneth Morehouse in January 2012 after he was caught violating a statewide ban on police and firefighters smoking on or off the job. The ban has been in pl
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Apr 26, 2013 06:53
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[Massachusetts] Saugus tobacco club reopens, violations waived

Anthony Marino, the owner of the new MYO Club on Route 1, said his tobacco club is back open after town officials failed to show up for a show cause hearing at Lynn District Court earlier this week.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Apr 26, 2013 06:06
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[Massachusetts] Health director: More fines on way if Saugus tobacco shop reopens

The MYO Smokers Club in Saugus was shut down by the board of health but then re-opened after town officials allegedly did not show up for a hearing.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Apr 26, 2013 05:33
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[Massachusetts, New York] AUDIO: NYC Looks to Small Boston Suburb for Cigarette Sale Restrictions

officials in the small Massachusetts town that was first in the nation to raise the legal age for purchasing cigarettes from 18 to 21 says the law has helped push down teen smoking rates. Janice Berns, the director of public health in Needham, Mass., tol
WNYC Radio
added Apr 23, 2013 12:54
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[Massachusetts] Homeowner on Cigarette Break Finds Smoking Gun in Boston Bombing Case Hiding in His Boat

David Henneberry, an avid boater and member of the Watertown Yacht Club, walked outside to smoke a cigarette just after Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick lifted the curfew on Boston residents at 6 p.m. Friday.
WBZT.com
added Apr 20, 2013 11:48
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