Sen. Markey Calls For Ban On Menthol CigarettesU.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for a ban on menthol cigarettes, arguing that tobacco companies disproportionately target African-Americans when they market and promote the cigarettes.
Cancer Activists Push Bill To Hike Legal Age To Buy TobaccoOver 100 cancer patients, survivors and their families from across Massachusetts are planning to gather at the Statehouse to press lawmakers to support efforts to protect young people from nicotine addiction.
Lawmakers Unveil Bill Raising Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21A move to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across Massachusetts is gathering steam on Beacon Hill.
Mayor Walsh Proposes Raising Tobacco Purchase Age In Boston To 21Boston Mayor Marty Walsh proposed changes to the city's tobacco regulations Wednesday that would raise the minimum age for buying tobacco and nicotine products to 21.
FDA Halts Sales Of 4 R.J. Reynolds Cigarette BrandsTuesday's action means it is illegal for retailers to sell or distribute the four cigarette brands.
Marijuana Now More A Habit For College Students Than Cigarettes, Study FindsMore U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, according to a new survey.
Arlington Raises Minimum Tobacco Buying Age To 21As of July 1, customers in Arlington will need to be 21 years old to buy tobacco.
Are E-Cigarettes A Safe Alternative?There is growing concern that e-cigarettes are luring teenagers into addiction.
Scituate Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Products To 21 On May 1, Scituate will join a handful of other towns in the Commonwealth that have made cigarettes harder for young folks to get.
NH House Considers 20-Cent Cigarette Tax HikeNew Hampshire's House is considering raising the tobacco tax 20 cents — a dime less than Gov. Maggie Hassan counted on in her budget.
I-Team: Alleged Tobacco Scam Costs Taxpayers MillionsThe I-Team found one man who has allegedly made a fortune dodging the tax man. What is more outrageous, he is doing it by moving cancer causing products into the state.
Cohasset Hopes To Ban Use Of E-CigarettesThe town of Cohasset wants to outlaw electronic cigarettes.