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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Economic Driver: Bay State nurses excluded from national nursing compactRegan, “rather that just having to base their usage on the state in which they
Economic Driver: Bay State nurses excluded from national nursing compact
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Regan, “rather that just having to base their usage on the state in which they reside.”While favorably reported out of the Joint Committee on Public Health, Rep. Kahn's bill was sent for study by the Joint Committee on Health Care, effectively... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Senate OKs bill to raise tobacco buying age to 21 | May 6, 2016legislation that supporters said would cut down youth tobacco use and nicotine
Senate OKs bill to raise tobacco buying age to 21 | May 6, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 19 days ago
legislation that supporters said would cut down youth tobacco use and nicotine addiction. The bill, compiled by the Joint Committee on Public Health based on several separate pieces of legislation, also bans pharmacies and health care... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
State Senate passes 21-and-over tobacco billpeople … which, over time, will save lives and health care costs,” said Sen. Ja
State Senate passes 21-and-over tobacco bill
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
people … which, over time, will save lives and health care costs,” said Sen. Jason Lewis, D-Winchester, chairman of the Joint Committee on Public Health.The bill, which passed by a vote of 32-2, now moves to the House. If the bill passes there... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker supports ban on tobacco sales to those under 21cigarettes from 18 to 21." Based on eight separate tobacco bills filed by House
Baker supports ban on tobacco sales to those under 21
Lowell Sun / Posted 1 months ago
cigarettes from 18 to 21." Based on eight separate tobacco bills filed by House and Senate lawmakers this session, the Joint Committee on Public Health put together a bill dubbed "An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and... Read more
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