2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China

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,...

SAPHE Fact Sheet

State Action for Public Health Excellence (SAPHE) State Action for Public Health Excellence (SAPHE) Program (S1294/H1935) by Senator Jason Lewis and Representatives Kane and Garlick https://malegislature.gov/Bills/191/H1935   ...

25th Annual MAHB Certificate Program

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.   Download...

An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control

January 18, 2020 On December 11, 2019, new regulations (105 CMR 665) that restrict the sale of nicotine vaping and flavored vaping and tobacco products. The new law, An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control, provided the Massachusetts Department of Public Health with...

Legal Handbook Revision -Update

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...