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

Study: E-Cigarettes May Give Hope To Smokers Looking To Quit

The first-ever clinical trial of electronic cigarettes has found they may be better than nicotine patches for those trying to kick the habit.

06/24/2013

Smoking Cigarettes

NH House Votes To Raise Tobacco Tax 20 Cents

Smokers may be asked yet again to help pay for spending in New Hampshire’s next budget after the House voted to raise the tobacco tax 20 cents on Wednesday.

03/20/2013

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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

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