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The Massachusetts Appeals Court dismisses Cumberland Farms, Inc.’s argument that “Jazz” cigars are not flavored tobacco products, and affirms the Yarmouth Board of Health’s suspension of the store’s tobacco sales permit
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News & Announcements
February 27, 2020 NEW - SAMPLE REGULATION RESTRICTING THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS Due to the new tobacco law, local Boards of Health should review their current tobacco regulations and adopt new regulations or bylaws as required. Please review the sample...
Conflict of Interest Law Questions and Answers As a member of a municipal board of health, even if you are unpaid and serve solely in an advisory capacity, you are considered a municipal employee and are covered by the conflict of interest law, G.L. c. 268A. The...
JANUARY 18, 2020. The legal handbook is undergoing a final review and will be available shortly. We are currently adding sections explaining the new tobacco law "An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control" passed on December 11, 2019. Check back soon for the next update.