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[Massachusetts] Westwood doctor seeking to raise the smoking age

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.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 29, 2012 12:40

[Massachusetts] Voices for a Healthy SouthCoast awarded more than $1 million

Will help create healthier communities in Wareham, Fall River, and New Bedford
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 24, 2012 11:59

[Massachusetts] Teens sought for tobacco checks

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
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 22, 2012 04:33

[Massachusetts] Westport Board of Health passes new tobacco regulation

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;
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Oct 18, 2012 09:36

[Massachusetts] Potential cigarette carton images stir controversy

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.
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 16, 2012 07:18

[Massachusetts] FDA taps 6 ad agencies, including Mullen, for anti-tobacco campaign

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.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Sep 28, 2012 22:09

[Massachusetts] Boston set to become largest city in US to ban smoking in public housing

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.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 28, 2012 20:40

[Massachusetts] Haverhill bans smoking in private clubs

Health Board also rules out tobacco sales at pharmacies
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2012 16:49

[Massachusetts] Brookline Arrest Log: Anti-Smoking Dirt Thrower Arrested

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
added Sep 14, 2012 08:19

[Massachusetts, New York] FBI detain Fall River man at airport after he's caught smoking on plane

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.
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Aug 29, 2012 05:13
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