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JANUARY 25, 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus,...
State Action for Public Health Excellence (SAPHE)
Please Advocate for HD2682/SD922 by Representatives Kane and Garlick & Senator Lewis
We are currently planning the dates for the 2020 Silver Anniversary 25th MAHB Fall Certificate Program, We will be selecting two Saturdays in November 2020 to be held at the Marlboro Holiday Inn the Taunton Holiday Inn. The dates will be announced soon.
Dear Board of Health Members:
On December 11, 2019, new regulations
(105 CMR 665) that restrict the sale of nicotine vaping and flavored vaping and tobacco products. The new lawi An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control, which provided the Massachusetts Department of Public Health with additional authority to regulate access to tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery systems, including vapes. Enforcement of regulations has been delegated to the Local Boards of Health
JANUARY 18, 2020. The legal handbook is undergoing a final review and will be available shortly. We are currently adding sections explaining the new tobacco law "An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control" passed on December 11, 2019. Check back soon for the next update.