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Massachusetts OKs ban on flavored vaping, tobacco products

Seattle Times Thursday, 21 November 2019
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers passed a groundbreaking ban Thursday on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes. The bill would also place a 75% excise tax on vaping products and require health insurers, including the state’s Medicaid program, to cover tobacco cessation counseling. “This nation-leading step will save lives,” Democratic […]
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News video: Store Owners, Smokers Say Proposed Flavored Tobacco Ban Goes Too Far

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The bill passed by the Massachusetts State Legislature would ban all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. WBZ-TV's Jim Smith reports.

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