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Hull Refuses To Ban Smoking On Nantasket Beach

The Hull town meeting on Tuesday rejected a proposal by the Hull Beach Management Committee to fine people for smoking or for discarding cigarette butts on the beach after Police Chief Richard Billings said he didn’t have the manpower to enforce such a ban.

05/04/2011

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UMass Amherst Faculty Votes To Ban Tobacco, Smoking Outdoor

The UMass Amherst faculty senate has passed a resolution that bans the use of any tobacco products on campus, starting in July of 2013.

04/08/2011

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NH Lawmakers Vote To Cut Cigarette Tax

NH House passed a bill that would cut the rate 10 cents to $1.68 per pack in hopes of attracting smokers from surrounding states with higher taxes.

03/18/2011

Official: Fatal Ipswich Fire Caused By Smoking

Authorities say a fire that killed a woman in Ipswich was sparked by smoking.

02/26/2011

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Keller @ Large: President Obama Quits Smoking

Finally, President Barack Obama has quit smoking. Jon Keller is at large with more on how Michelle is handling it.

02/08/2011

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Money Matters – Dumb Money Moves: Listeners Weigh In

Here is a list that I complied from listeners’ suggestions…

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/04/2011

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Hopkinton Looking To Stop Underaged Tobacco Use

A local group pushing the town of Hopkinton to adopt a new bylaw that would make smoking and chewing tobacco illegal for anyone under 18.

01/25/2011

Mass. Hospitals Resolve To Go Smoke Free In 2011

Massachusetts hospitals have a new goal for 2011 – banning all tobacco products from their campuses.

01/01/2011

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Smokers Need Not Apply

If you smoke, don’t bother applying for a job at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport.

12/21/2010

Jury Awards $71M In Free Cigarette Samples Lawsuit

A jury has awarded $71 million in damages to the estate and son of a Boston woman who died of lung cancer, ruling in a lawsuit that accused Lorillard Tobacco Co. of trying to entice black children to become smokers by handing out free samples in urban neighborhoods.

12/14/2010

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