Images of ominously darkened lungs, damaged brains, and diseased teeth could start appearing before the end of the year in more than 9,000 convenience stores, pharmacies, and gas stations, if a proposal by the state Department of Public Health is approved as expected.
Other posters would direct smokers to where they can get help to stamp out their habit.Retailers who refuse to display the signs within 2 feet of tobacco displays and cash registers could face fines of $100 to $300.A retail industry group reacted yesterday with dismay, arguing that cramped corner stores are already burdened by too many regulatory dictums.
State to force stores to post graphic signs vs. smoking - The Boston Globe
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Thursday, May 13, 2010
State to force stores to post graphic signs vs. smoking - (How 'bout warning against liberalism as well? It too kills!).
Massachusetts is poised to become the first state in the nation to force retailers to prominently display graphic warnings about the perils of smoking right where cigarettes are sold — at tobacco sales racks and next to cash registers.
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