username: pass: Create account?
NECN Logo

58°

Few Clouds

Thu
Condition Icon
40°/57°F
Fri
Condition Icon
44°/61°F
Sat
Condition Icon
41°/47°F
Sun
Condition Icon
41°/53°F
SEARCH NECN.com

Worcester close to new tobacco laws

Apr 13, 2011 6:40pm
Comments(0)
Email
Print
Facebook
RSS

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.


(NECN: Kenneth Craig, Worcester, Mass.) - Worcester is close to becoming the ninth city in the state to ban the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in pharmacies and drug stores.

After weeks of debate, Tuesday city council members voted to give initial approval on some controversial changes.

One would ban the sale of so called 'blunt wrappers' in the city. Another would prohibit tobacco advertising in any store window that is in public view.

The other amendments would ban the sale of tobacco at higher education institutions and in city pharmacies ... a change not everyone's supporting.
Your Comments
NEW ON NECN.com
NEW ENGLAND
NATION/WORLD
POLITICS
SPORTS
From CSNNE.com
BUSINESS
HEALTH
ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT
SCI-TECH
LATEST FORECAST
Tonight's forecast: Clear, cool
New England's Thursday will be mostly sunny
MONDAYS: YOUR HOME PROJECTS, FIXED!
TUESDAYS: YOU AND YOUR ANIMALS
WEDNESDAYS: YOUR HEALTH, IN FOCUS
THURSDAYS: A BETTER YOU
FRIDAYS: FASHION AND FITNESS
LOCAL MUSIC EVERY MORNING
mr_food_rail.png
WHAT'S ON NECN NOW
There is no information to display.