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Real Stories
Tito "My family means more to me than a pack of cigarettes. That’s why I quit."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Katrina "With the patch, I didn’t have to quit smoking alone."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Alex "Since I quit, everything is better."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Joanne "I am healthier now that I have quit. "
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."

Laws and regulations

Massachusetts has state laws and regulations governing tobacco that protect public health. These laws and regulations include those that prohibit smoking in workplaces and forbid the sale of tobacco to minors. Many cities and towns have also enacted local ordinances restricting youth access to tobacco and limiting public exposure to secondhand smoke. While many regulations are enforced locally, statewide provisions are still in effect.

Learn more about Massachusetts’ state laws and regulations relating to tobacco.

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