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Are E-Cigarettes A Safe Alternative?

There is growing concern that e-cigarettes are luring teenagers into addiction.

03/18/2014

A first responder caught smoking on the job by the I-Team. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: First Responder No Smoking Policy Rarely Enforced

I-Team cameras captured firefighters smoking outside of their stations. One after another, lighting up. And they could get fired.

10/03/2013

File of FBI investigators in Watertown. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dartmouth Woods Searched As Part Of Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation

Federal, state and local authorities are searching the woods near the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth campus as part of their investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing.

05/03/2013

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

Syed Imran Bokhari

I-Team: Alleged Tobacco Scam Costs Taxpayers Millions

The 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.

03/05/2013

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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

Grape flavored cigars.

Alternative Tobacco Use Outpaces Cigarette Smoking Among Teens

Walk into any convenience store and you will see cigars that look and smell like candy but are just as dangerous as the real thing.

03/19/2012

Smoking Cigarettes

Cigarettes For $3 A Pack? Roll Your Own

A growing number of smokers have found a way to get cigarettes for a small fraction of what they used to pay because they’re not paying most of the taxes.

01/02/2012

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

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