Dozens Protest Flavored Tobacco Ban, Vaping TaxNearly 100 people stood in the rain outside the Massachusetts State House Tuesday to protest a proposed ban on all flavored tobacco products and a new tax on vaping products.
Centro: Tobacco-Free Kids Campaign Fights Juul and E-Cigarette EpidemicWBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks via satellite with campaign spokesperson Gustavo Torrez on the English version and with Abigail Sasser on the Spanish version.
Gov. Baker Signs Bill Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age To 21Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill making Massachusetts the latest U.S. state to require people be at least 21 before they can buy cigarettes, tobacco or vaping products.
Saugus Athletes Sidelined After Smoking Cigars At GraduationSix lacrosse players were sidelined after they smoked a cigar at graduation.
Concerns Over Lasting Exposure To Third-Hand SmokeA new study found that residual chemicals from tobacco smoke can linger on furniture and carpets even if no one has smoked there for years.
Massachusetts Moves Closer To Raising Tobacco Buying Age To 21House lawmakers voted Wednesday raise the statewide age for purchasing tobacco and e-cigarettes to 21 and to ban vaping from workplaces.
Tom Brady Once Tried Chewing Tobacco ... And Promptly Vomited EverywhereOn a family trip to Minnesota, Tom Brady saw his family chewing tobacco, and the young Brady decided he wanted to try some too.
Bill Would Hike Age For Purchasing Tobacco Products To 21Advocates are heading to the Statehouse to push for legislation hiking the age of sale for tobacco products in Massachusetts from 18 to 21 on Tuesday.
Cancer Activists Push Bill To Hike Legal Age To Buy TobaccoOver 100 cancer patients, survivors and their families from across Massachusetts are planning to gather at the Statehouse to press lawmakers to support efforts to protect young people from nicotine addiction.
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.