Mashpee Land Sovereignty Walk & Rally -Oct. 6, 2018
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John Keenan is putting some muscle behind a bill that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products by filing it as an amendment to the newly-released Senate budget bill this week.
It's an initiative Keenan says will help Massachusetts curb teenage vaping.
Story Continued Below One in five high school students use e-cigarettes in Massachusetts, according to Keenan's office.
And among those high school tobacco users, 80 percent say they have used a flavored tobacco product in the last month.
At the beginning of this session, Keenan and state Rep.
Danielle Gregoire filed a bill to outlaw the sale of flavored tobacco products.
The legislation would ban flavored nicotine products from e-cigarette companies like Juul, the vaping giant which forecasts in revenue this year.
Last year, Juul its sweet flavors like fruit, cucumber, mango and creme, in stores.
The company still sells tobacco, mint and menthol flavors in stores.
Keenan told me he regrets not pushing harder for a flavor ban when the state to 21 last summer.
That law also raised the age to buy e-cigarettes.
There were some signs then that e-cigarette use was getting out of control.
But that bill was on a track to be passed as it was, and so we're renewing the push," Keenan said.
We're going to push really hard this session.
Keenan has also met with Attorney General Maura Healey, who launched an investigation into Juul last summer and a tobacco flavor ban in April.
Jonathan Winickoff of Harvard Medical School, and others from the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society and Tobacco Free Mass.
Keenan can't attend today's briefing due to a death in his family.
Earlier this year, former Attorney General Martha Coakley the government affairs team at Juul, as the company ramps its lobbying presence in state governments across the country.
Keenan said he hasn't spoken with the former AG.
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Karyn Polito highlights the administration's housing legislation in Grafton.
Polito makes an announcement in Brockton.
Some members of the Red Sox visit the White House.
Senate President Karen Spilka meets with members of the MetroWest Leadership Academy.
The Senate has passed versions of the hands-free cellphone use bill in each of the last two sessions and had adopted an order to consider the latest version Source 2198 on Thursday.
But during an informal session Wednesday morning, Minority Leader Bruce Tarr began the.
Lori Ehrlich hopes the sixth time's the charm.
Ehrlich is sponsoring a House bill H.
Since 2009, Ehrlich has proposed such a bill each session, without success.
But with state Sen.
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The House and Senate gathered in a Constitutional Convention on Wednesday to consider proposed amendments tribal council votes no confidence in mashpee wampanoag chairman the state's constitution, including another.
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The disclosure comes in response to a directive by Judge Mark Wolf, who this week ordered prosecutors to submit a memo justify the sentencing deal they cut with former Trooper Daren DeJong.
Audrey Kenney charged that Arthur Winn, then 78, tried to strangle her as she cared for him in his Brookline mansion in 2017 — because he wanted Valium instead of the respirator she offered, she said.
The assault charges against Winn are proceeding in Norfolk County.
Elizabeth Warren is on the cover of Time Magazine.
Harvard has previously faced protests over its ties to the family, though the university has said it would be inappropriate to return donations or remove the name from the Arthur M.
The Senate majority leader made her do it, she said.
The legislation would protect the federal designation of Wampanoag parcels held in trust by the US government as reservation land, which is required for opening a tribal casino.
Last year, an official with the Bureau of Indian Affairs determined that the tribe failed to meet certain federal requirements.
Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal D-Mass.
He and other senior Democrats, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have already raised the prospect of skipping a subpoena and.
Stephen Lynch said, as a bipartisan group of Capitol Hill lawmakers pledged to tackle the issue.
The third child and namesake of Robert Kennedy has spent years promoting the debunked idea that vaccines can cause autism in children.
He has fanned the flames of conspiracy theorists and true-believers of assorted wacky claims to provide justification for the anti-vaxxer movement that shuns immunizations.
While Kennedy has been roundly criticized for years by leading voices in medicine and public health, his views come in for アイユのつよさ｜目覚めし冒険者の広場 harsh rebuke today from three people.
Encore operator Wynn Resorts unveiled details this week of its long-awaited ferry service, promised years ago as a.
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Embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia is coming under scrutiny this week after word got out about a recent trip to Nevada that he appears to have forgotten to mention to other officials in the city.
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· “Our people have been challenged throughout history and we are still here, living on the land of our ancestors,” Cedric Cromwell, the Mashpee’s tribal council chairman, said in a statement. “I have no doubt we will prevail.”.
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