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[RICHARD] Kicking The Habit Is Not Easy But It Is Worth It
Congratulations to everyone participating in "National Kick Butts Day."  I hope that by the time you read this you will still be tobacco free.  I will not lie to you, putting down the cigarettes was the toughest thing I have even done in my life, but it was worth it...
National Kick Butts Day 2016
From National Day Calendar: "National Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. Events are organized around the United States by teachers, youth leaders and health advocates to help raise awareness of the p…
Massachusetts Legislature Hopes to Raise Smoking Age to 21
BOSTON (AP) _ A move to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across Massachusetts is gathering steam on Beacon Hill.
The Legislature's Public Health Committee on Thursday unveiled a bill that would raise from 18 to 21 the minimum age for the purchase of toba…
Cigar’s Burning Desire
Tuesday evening, City Councilors Joe Lopes, Steve Martins and Henry Bousquet of the Committee on Ordinances and the Board of Health will meet to explore the possibilities of placing three tobacco and herbal vapor Hookah Bar establishments under the Smoke-Free Workplace Law...
Teen Smoking Redo
It's good news that many middle school kids aren't smoking traditional cigarettes as much anymore. Instead, they've swapped a Marlboro for an e-cigarette! Federal data just found a sharp increase in e-cigarette use among teenagers, which tripled among middle and high school stude…
Cuban Cigar Boom? Stores And Customers Say Not Yet
The Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing travelers to return with a few in their suitcases. But the cigars won't roll into stores just yet, and owners say they aren't worried about business.
Teacher Assaulted At New Bedford High
A teacher at New Bedford High School was assaulted last week.
According to School Department spokesman Jon Carvalho, the incident happened last Thursday morning.
Carvalho says a female teacher found four girls in a classroom with the lights off, smoking...
Town Withdraws Tobacco Ban Proposal
Health officials in a small Massachusetts town have withdrawn a first-in-the-nation proposal to ban all tobacco sales.
Westminster's board of health voted 2-1 at its regular meeting Wednesday to drop the proposal, a week after rowdy opposition led them to end a public hearing early...

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