Tobacco, Vapes & E - Cigarettes

"On September 24th, 2019 Governor Baker declared a public health emergency in the Commonwealth due to severe lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes and vaping products, and the epidemic of e-cigarette use among youth.

The sale or display of all vaping products to consumers in retail establishment, online, and through any other means, including all non-flavored and flavored vaping products, including mint and menthol, including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and any other cannabinoid, is prohibited in the Commonwealth." View full order (PDF).

Cessation Tools

The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program provides information and resources that can to help as you attempt to quit smoking. MassHealth covers these FDA-approved medicines, and many other plans offer them for free or at low cost with a prescription.

If you have a child under the age of 18 who might need help quitting, talk to their pediatrician about whether a prescription for one of these quit-smoking medicines is right for them. Combining medication with coaching support can triple your chances of success. So call the Massachusetts Smokers' Helpline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free advice and support. It's confidential and is available in multiple languages.

Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigs)

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