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.
Students starting the semester at two state schools in Massachusetts will have to leave the cigarettes at home.
The UMass Amherst faculty senate has passed a resolution that bans the use of any tobacco products on campus, starting in July of 2013.
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.
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.
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.