Massachusetts Smoking Laws

Massachusetts is having much debate about the regulation of e-cigarettes according to the Boston Globe. Some want government interventions, while others think people should be free to make their own decisions. What is clear, is that the sales and usage of e-cigs have grown. In Boston alone, 501 stores now sell e-cigarettes, up from 333 last year, according to figures from the Boston Public Health Commission. Below are other tobacco laws.

The Law

Massachusetts smoking law states that it is unlawful for any person under the age of 18 to purchase tobacco. The minor may only acquire said tobacco product from parent or guardian. MASS. Chapter 270: Section 6.

The Penalties


  • No less than $100 for the first offense
  • No less than $200 for the second offense
  • No less than $300 for the subsequent offenses

If you choose not to pay the fine, you may attend a court hearing to challenge the citation.

The Solution

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Massachusetts Tobacco Laws

Learn the rules regarding tobacco use in Massachusetts.

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