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BOSTON – Smaller, “isolated” classes, masks on students and staff, frequent hand washing, and six feet of spacing between desks are among the elements necessary to safely reopen schools in the fall, according to new state guidance. Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeff Riley on Friday sent school superintendents guidance around safety supplies to help […]
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey filed suit Friday against eight online e-cigarette sellers her office says are violating the new state law banning sales of flavored tobacco products in Massachusetts. Healey filed the complaint Friday in Suffolk Superior Court, alleging the out-of-state companies improperly sold flavored tobacco products to Massachusetts buyers and failed to […]
By Katie Lannan, State House News Service BOSTON A new bill before state lawmakers on the Public Health Committee would allow pharmacists to dispense a 72-hour supply of insulin to a patient in an emergency situation. The bill, filed by Fitchburg Republican Sen. Dean Tran, defines “emergency situation” as an event in which a doctor’s authorization […]