Mass. General Laws c.111 § 72X

Nursing homes; no smoking areas; use of tobacco products prohibited

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Section 72X

All public and private nursing homes shall designate no smoking sections in certain common areas, including lobbies, cafeterias, conference rooms and employee lounges. Using tobacco products, as defined in section 6 of chapter 270, by any employee of such nursing homes is hereby prohibited in all patient care areas.



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