Smoking

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Providence Considering Downtown Smoking Ban

Rhode Island’s capital is considering an ordinance that would prohibit smoking throughout downtown, a ban that an advocacy group says is the most wide-reaching one it’s seen.

07/21/2015

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Boston-Bound Flight Turns Around For Passenger Who Wouldn’t Stop Smoking

The passenger aboard the United Airlines flight reportedly disobeyed flight attendants.

06/28/2015

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Man Smoking Cigarette Beneath ‘No Smoking’ Sign Arrested On Warrants

A man smoking a cigarette under a “No Smoking” sign was arrested after police found he had warrants out for his arrest in several courts.

06/19/2015

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4 Arrested For Fights After Wampanoag Ball

Falmouth police say four people have been arrested after several fights broke out after the Wampanoag Ball at a Cape Cod resort on Saturday night.

03/22/2015

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Goals Are Dreams With A Deadline

According to Forbes magazine, just 8% of us achieve our New Year’s Resolutions each year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/05/2015

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Happy New Year!

Most folks have overindulged in oh so many ways. And now we have begun to wonder how on earth we are going to undo the damage done?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/31/2014

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Smoking Blamed In Fatal Waltham Fire

Fire officials say improper disposal of smoking materials sparked a fatal fire on Albemarle Road in Waltham on Tuesday.

12/10/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should Smoking Be Banned At The Beach?

Starting next week, smoking will be banned at six beaches at Cape Cod National Seashore.

Coast Guard Beach and Nauset Light Beach in Eastham, Marconi Beach in Wellfleet, Race Point Beach and Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown, and Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro will all prohibit smoking in guarded areas.

06/12/2014

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6 Cape Cod Beaches Banning Smoking In Guarded Areas

Six Cape Cod beaches are banning smoking.

06/11/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should The Pentagon Stop Selling Tobacco?

Members of the military who smoke may soon find it tougher to buy cigarettes.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he’s reviewing whether the Pentagon should ban tobacco sales and smoking on bases and ships.

04/02/2014

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