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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1900        FILED ON: 10/9/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1976

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce E. Tarr, (BY REQUEST)

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to tobacco cessation .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jonathan Ring

9 Pooles Lane
Rockport, MA 01966


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1900        FILED ON: 10/9/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1976

By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No.          ) of Jonathan Ring for legislation relative to tobacco cessation .  Public Health. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to tobacco cessation .

 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION__. Section 7 of chapter 270 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end the following new paragraph:-

              The owner or other person in charge of a shop or other place used to sell any tobacco products at retail shall conspicuously post signage provided by the Department of Public Health that discloses current referral information about smoking cessation which may include but not be limited to the website of the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation & Prevention Program (www.makesmokinghistory.org) and The Smokers Helpline at 1-800-Quit-Now (1-800-784-8669).

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