Gov. Baker Backing Plan To Ban Under-21 Purchase Of TobaccoMassachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker says he supports banning the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under 21.
Mayor Walsh Proposes Raising Tobacco Purchase Age In Boston To 21Boston Mayor Marty Walsh proposed changes to the city's tobacco regulations Wednesday that would raise the minimum age for buying tobacco and nicotine products to 21.
UMass Memorial Hospital Marlborough Implements Nicotine-Free Hiring PolicyUMass Memorial Health Care has implemented a nicotine-free hiring policy for new employees at their Marlborough hospital.
Arlington Raises Minimum Tobacco Buying Age To 21As of July 1, customers in Arlington will need to be 21 years old to buy tobacco.
Westminster Ends Bid To Ban Tobacco Sales After OutcryHealth officials in a Massachusetts town have withdrawn a first-in-the-nation proposal to ban all tobacco sales.
Westminster Tobacco Ban Meeting Cut Short After Crowd Becomes UnrulyA proposed first-in-the-nation ban on sales of all tobacco and nicotine products has bitterly divided Westminster.
Beverly Lacrosse Players To Miss Championship For Smoking CigarsA pair of high school graduates from Beverly will miss the championship lacrosse game of their senior year because they smoked cigars after their graduation ceremony.
Harvard Researchers: Feminine Girls, Masculine Boys Have Higher Cancer RiskResearchers found that the most gender expressive teens were more ikely to engage in cancer risk behaviors.
Are E-Cigarettes A Safe Alternative?There is growing concern that e-cigarettes are luring teenagers into addiction.
I-Team: First Responder No Smoking Policy Rarely EnforcedI-Team cameras captured firefighters smoking outside of their stations. One after another, lighting up. And they could get fired.
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.
NH House Votes To Raise Tobacco Tax 20 CentsSmokers 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.