Regulations


Town of Foxborough Regulation
Prohibiting Smoking in Workplaces and Public Places (Effective August 1, 2013)

Town of Foxborough Regulation
Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Delivery Products (Effective August 1, 2013)

Town of Foxborough Regulation
Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Delivery Products (Effective August 1, 2014) (Tobacco 21)

Town of Foxborough Regulation
Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products (Effective December 30, 2018)


Learn more here about Governor Charlie Baker's Declaration of the "Public Health Emergency" announcing a temporary four-month ban on the sale of all vape products. 

Be Informed


From the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General - Youth and E-cigarettes:
Surgeon General Advisory
Get the Facts​     
Know the Risks
Take Action
Additional Resources

A quick intro into vaping...

Vapes & Cigarettes - Different Products.  Same Dangers
mass.gov/vaping


Delving a little deeper into vaping...
Short informational video (MA DPH) on vaping "The New Look of Nicotine Addiction"

Understanding the Health Risks...
On September 11, 2019, Commissioner Bharel declared that all possible cases of unexplained e-cigarette or vaping-associated pulmonary disease are reportable to the State DPH.  Read full declaration here.
The CDC provides a very informative summary, with the target audience - the general public - on the Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarettes, or Vaping, Products

Find real-time outbreak (according to CDC) numbers here.

Campaigning Against the Epidemic



"The Real Cost"FDA's first tobacco prevention campaign
*Smokeless doesn't mean harmless*
Below, is just one of the highly effective graphic video found on the campaign's website.  Find more on their website "The Real Cost".  It's definitely worth the look!!!


"The 84 Movement"
Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program
*Massachusetts Youth Fighting Against Tobacco*
"The Truth Initiative"
America's largest non-profit public health organization committed to making tobacco use a thing of the past
*Inspiring Tobacco-Free Lives*


Commit to Quit

There are several avenues you can turn to if you are thinking about quitting.  Find the one that will work for you...
For youth and young adults: Text "VapeFreeMass" to 88709 For Parents and Other adults looking to help young people quit: Text "QUIT" to (202) 899-7550 (More info on these programs, click here)

Youth coach specialists available
Call or Text "Start My Quit" to 855-891-9989(More info on this program or to sign up online, click here)

Helping Kids Quit (National Campaign)
Helping Kids Quit (State Campaign)

Other tools and tips for quitting...visit teen.smokefree.gov

No smoking sign          
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