Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,332 headlines found
Lester Hartman is so concerned about the toxic effects of tobacco use on young people that he's asking the health boards of up to 20 communities south and west of Boston to raise the smoking age to 21 from 18.
Oct 27, 2012 Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 29, 2012 12:40
Will help create healthier communities in Wareham, Fall River, and New Bedford
Oct 24, 2012 Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 24, 2012 11:59
The town’s Health Department is seeking teens from 15½ to 17 years old to work as compliance inspectors. Participants will be paid to check for compliance with tobacco laws by retailers in Arlington, Belmont, Brookline, and Watertown
Oct 20, 2012 Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 22, 2012 04:33
On August 27, the Westport Board of Health passed a regulation entitled, "The Sale and Use of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Delivery Products". The regulation was supported by student members of the Westport High School Chapter of the84.org;
Oct 17, 2012 New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Oct 18, 2012 09:36
Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is pushing to require graphic images on cigarette packaging, controversy over First Amendment rights has stirred a number of health and smoking rights advocates.
Oct 16, 2012 The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 16, 2012 07:18
The Food and Drug Administration has chosen six ad agencies to help it develop and implement large-scale, nationwide public health education campaigns designed to change attitudes and behaviors toward using tobacco.
Sep 28, 2012 Boston (MA) Herald
added Sep 28, 2012 22:09
The plan that was formally introduced a year ago will go into effect on Sunday, Sept. 30, banning anyone from smoking inside Boston Housing Authority residential buildings, city officials said.
Sep 28, 2012 Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 28, 2012 20:40
Health Board also rules out tobacco sales at pharmacies
Sep 19, 2012 Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2012 16:49
A caller reported there was a shoeless man in a vest yelling at passing cars. When police caught up to him, they report he was digging in the dirt with his hands, and picking up clods of earth, then walking toward a group of people and throwing the dirt a
Sep 13, 2012 Patch.org
added Sep 14, 2012 08:19
A quick cigarette was anything but for Joe Raposo. The Fall River man was detained for four hours at the Buffalo Niagara Airport on Monday, being questioned by airport police and the FBI. His crime: Lighting up in the lavatory.
Aug 29, 2012 Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Aug 29, 2012 05:13