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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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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

Smoking Cigarettes

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

Bags of nicoten-free 'snus' or snuff at the production line in a file photo from 2004. (credit: SVEN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Smokeless Tobacco Pouches Target Young Mass. Men

Despite all of the warnings about the dangers of smoking, tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death and illness here in Massachusetts and across the nation.

11/17/2010

Tobacco co. seeks end to liability lawsuit

A tobacco company is asking a Boston judge to rule in its favor without a trial in a lawsuit accusing the company of targeting black children in cigarette marketing.

08/16/2010

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