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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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.
added Apr 20, 2013 11:48

[Massachusetts] Fire at JFK Library caused by discarded smoking material

The fire at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum in Boston Monday was caused by careless disposal of smoking materials, city fire officials said. Boston officials had initially feared that the fire at the library might have been connected to the bomb
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 19, 2013 13:38

[Massachusetts] Discarded cigarette cause of blaze that prompted evacuation of apartment building in North End of Springfield

Leger said the porch railing had been covered with plywood, perhaps in an attempt to make it safer for children, and that the cigarette had fallen in between the railing and the plywood. It was clear from the number of discarded cigarette butts in the a
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 11, 2013 15:24

[Massachusetts, New Hampshire] April 4: Letters To the Editor

Contrary to David Murdock's claims, a higher tobacco tax will not reduce jobs or revenue in Massachusetts ("Cig tax burns convenience stores in Mass.," March 29). A proposed tobacco tax increase would prevent kids from smoking, save lives and save money b
Boston (MA) Herald
added Apr 6, 2013 04:57

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Trying to quit smoking just got a little easier

Now, the FDA has seen the light and will remove the time limits and the rules about cheating. With its announcement on Monday, the bureau recognized that anything that helps people to quit should be encouraged, not forbidden. Unlike many FDA moves, thi
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 5, 2013 14:47
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