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Pittsfield Health Officials Encourage Landlords to Go Smoke Free

The Board of Health wants landlords to make their properties smoke free. The Health Department doesn't have authority to demand landlords adopt smoke-free policies but are rolling out resources to guide landlords on how to do so. The board feels that second-hand smoke is a health concern and in homes is where most second-hand smoke occurs.

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North Adams Board of Health Raises Tobacco-Buying Age to 21

Better have your ID ready to buy that pack of cigarettes. Beginning in August, you will have to be age 21 or older to buy tobacco products in the city. The Board of Health on Wednesday approved the new regulation setting a higher age limit on tobacco sales that goes into effect on Aug. 1 of this year.

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