Although most of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ new tobacco and cigar regulations are “valid exercises of the authority of the Attorney General,” a Massachusetts federal court has held that the new regulations do not apply to Internet-based advertising of cigarettes and cigars (Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Reilly, D. Mass., CA No. 99-11118-WG, 1/24/00).

The regulations, which became effective Feb. 1, essentially prohibit advertisements visible from areas likely to be frequented by minors.

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