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Happy New Year!

The last six weeks have been stressful. It started with Thanksgiving and will probably end tomorrow.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/31/2012

Virtual cigarette featured in smartphone smoking app

Smoking Apps Appear To Be Targeting Teens And Children

Experts say dozens of new apps that glamorize smoking may be luring young kids into lighting up.

12/24/2012

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Survey: Mass. Students Smoking Less, Texting More

More than six in 10 high school seniors who drive admitted texting behind the wheel, according to a new report.

06/08/2012

An Electronic Cigarette (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cohasset Hopes To Ban Use Of E-Cigarettes

The town of Cohasset wants to outlaw electronic cigarettes.

05/03/2012

Graphic anti-smoking ad.

Calls To Quitline Increase After Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign

Graphic anti-smoking ads have been airing for a little over a month now, and we’ve discovered they are working.

04/25/2012

Dedham firefighters douse a brush fire.

Dry Conditions Posing Brush Fire Danger

Dry and breezy weather is causing conditions in the area that are ripe for brush fires.

04/07/2012

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Can New Year’s Resolutions Reverse Damage Of Bad Habits?

Some New Year’s resolutions can change your life for the better.

01/06/2012

MBTA police say a woman who was trying to light a cigarette walked into an oncoming commuter rail train at Needham Center station.

Woman Trying To Light Cigarette Walks Into Oncoming Train In Needham

A 44-year-old woman walked into an oncoming train while trying to light a cigarette.

09/23/2011

Bridgewater State, Salem State Ban Smoking On Campus

Students starting the semester at two state schools in Massachusetts will have to leave the cigarettes at home.

09/01/2011

(Courtesy: FDA)

FDA Releases New Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

The Food and Drug Administration has released nine new graphic warning labels that show the negative health effects of tobacco use.

06/21/2011

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