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[Massachusetts] I-Team: Alleged Tobacco Scam Costs Taxpayers Millions

Bokhari has made much of his fortune moving large amounts of tobacco products from Pennsylvania, where there is no tax, into New England where taxes are as high as 90 percent. But the I-Team has learned Bokhari is now under federal investigation for all
WBZT.com
added Mar 6, 2013 07:28
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[Africa, Asia, Europe, Massachusetts] A billion deaths from tobacco are a key obstacle to global development

Those were among the key recommendations to come out of an international gathering last week at Harvard University of public health officials, academics, and public health advocates from more 40 nations, and such international organizations as the Europe
EurekAlert
added Mar 4, 2013 15:06
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[South Africa, Massachusetts] Big Guns Take Aim at Big Tobacco

week’s “Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century” conference, sponsored by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The two-day conference, held at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, brought together globa
Harvard Magazine
added Mar 2, 2013 01:17
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[Massachusetts] Fatal Westfield fire caused by smoking, oxygen

Officials say a fire in Westfield this week that took the life of a 72-year-old woman was caused by smoking near a home oxygen system. The victim in the blaze Monday at the General Shepard Apartments was identified as Margaret Lunden.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2013 13:37
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[Massachusetts] Adams Moves To Next Step With Tobacco Ban Laws

The board chose to include smoking bans on public playgrounds, beaches, athletic fields, in nursing homes, at bus stops and outdoor patios at restaurants. Members were undecided about bans on smoking in private clubs, hotels, motels and bed and breakfast
iBerkshires.com
added Feb 28, 2013 03:54
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[Massachusetts] Deadly Westfield Fire Caused by Smoking with Home Oxygen

The apartment complex, which houses mostly elderly residents, was evacuated when the fire broke out on the second floor. The Red Cross assisted those displaced by the fire, while some residents were allowed back into their units. At a press conference W
abc40 WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA)
added Feb 28, 2013 03:50
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[Massachusetts] Westfield senior housing fire caused by cigarette smoking in vicinity of home oxygen system

A fire at General Shepard Apartments that took the life of 72-year-old resident Margaret A. Lunden was started by a cigarette smoking in the presence of a home oxygen system, state Fire Marshal Steven D. Coan said.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 27, 2013 18:34
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[Massachusetts] New smoking regulations target secondhand smoke, blunt wraps, and rolling machines

the Board of Health has banned smoking in the outdoor seating areas of restaurants where the waitstaff serves customers.
Wareham (MA) Week
added Feb 27, 2013 18:27
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[Massachusetts] Bellingham may ban sale of cigarettes, tobacco products at local pharmacies

The Board of Health is considering several new amendments to its tobacco bylaw, most notably prohibiting pharmacies from selling tobacco products and banning cigarette smoking at town-owned parks and fields.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Feb 22, 2013 14:01
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[Massachusetts] Bellingham may ban sale of cigarettes, tobacco products at local pharmacies

The Board of Health is considering several new amendments to its tobacco bylaw, most notably prohibiting pharmacies from selling tobacco products and banning cigarette smoking at town-owned parks and fields.
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Feb 21, 2013 11:21
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