Westminster Ends Bid To Ban Tobacco Sales After Outcry

November 20, 2014 12:39 AM

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WESTMINSTER (AP) — Health officials in a Massachusetts town have withdrawn a first-in-the-nation proposal to ban all tobacco sales.

Westminster’s board of health voted 2-1 at its regular meeting Wednesday to drop the proposal, a week after rowdy opposition led them to end a public hearing early.

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