Massachusetts Town Proposes City-Wide Tobacco Ban

November 9, 2014 9:45 PM

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Health officials and wellness specialists are generally the ones to grace the front lines of the tobacco fight. However, a small town in Massachusetts, which has grown tired of keeping up with companies that market tobacco products to underage smokers, is planning on giving a new meaning to the word ‘prohibition’.

Townsfolk from the central Massachusetts burg of Westminster, are considering an outright ban that will prohibit the sale of tobacco products within the town’s limits. This means that smokers will be forced to drive to neighboring towns if they want to smoke.

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