Massachusetts

Georgetown, Mass. to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age May 1

The minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Georgetown, Mass. is going up to 21-years-old as of May 1, as the town’s board of health…

Winthrop, Mass. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age from 18 to 21

Winthrop will become the latest Massachusetts town where you must be 21 to purchase tobacco. On Tuesday, the Winthrop Board of Health voted to raise…

Woburn, Mass. Makes Tobacco Purchase Age 21

The city of Woburn has become the latest in Massachusetts to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-yeas-old, as the…

Springfield, Mass. Will Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 (Update)

There will soon be one less city in Massachusetts where 18-year-olds can purchase tobacco products, as on Monday the Springfield City Council unanimously approved an…

Bedford, Mass. Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21, Bans Flavored Tobacco Products

Effective Jan. 1, the minimum age to purchase tobacco in Bedford, Mass. will be 21. The town’s Board of Health voted to raise the minimum…

Middleborough, Mass. Rejects Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Proposal

While Massachusetts has been a hotbed of cities and towns increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21-years-old, one town decided it won’t be…

Easthampton, Mass. to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21, Restrict Flavored Tobacco Sales

The Easthampton, Mass. board of health approved an increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old at its monthly meeting…

Weekly News (Sept. 18, 2017)

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Lynn, Mass. Increases Tobacco Purchase Age (Update)

The ninth-largest city in Massachusetts has joined the list of municipalities to raise the tobacco purchase age to 21-years-old. On May 23, the Lynn Board…

Weekly News (July 31, 2017)

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Weekly News (June 12, 2017)

Editor’s note: This week, halfwheel extends our condolences to the friends and family of Bob Moreno, who passed away earlier this week. Moreno was a long-time cigar industry…