THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, June 7, 2019 Page 11 AG HEALEY | FROM PAGE 10 tions on the commercial market and come in a variety of sweet and fruit flavors, such as “gummy bear” and “cereal loops.” According to the complaint, Eonsmoke directly marketed its vaping products to young people through social media sites, such as Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube; Eonsmoke’s social media marketing of its products has included youth popular culture references, cartoons and internet memes and intentionally minimized or omitted the fact that these vaping products contain nicotine. The AG’s Office alleges Eonsmoke also strategically amplified its advertising on these platforms through hashtag marketing, social media influencers, and celebrity endorsers who are particularly popular with young people. According to the AG’s investigation of Eonsmoke, between 2015 and 2018, the company did not conduct any age verification of consumers purchasing vaping products from its website, www.eonsmoke.com. The complaint alleges that until September 2018, when the AG’s Office sent a cease and desist letter ordering Eonsmoke to stop selling its products in Massachusetts without an adequate age verification system, underage youngsters across the state could freely purchase unlimited quantities of vaping products through the company’s website. Allegedly, numerous purchases were made through Eonsmoke’s website by Massachusetts consumers without any age verification, and many of these purchasers were under the legal age. As a result of the AG’s cease and desist letter, Eonsmoke currently does not sell its products online to Massachusetts residents. Healey’s complaint seeks injunctive relief preventing Eonsmoke from continuing to engage in unfair and deceptive practices and also seeks civil penalties. E-cigarette use nationwide increased nearly 48 percent for middle school students and 78 percent for high school students between 2017 and 2018 – the largest jump in the use of any drug, including alcohol, in more than 40 years. Young people are exposed to e-cigarette marketing on social media at growing rates and are often unaware that these vaping products contain nicotine, a substance that can interfere with adolescent brain development, and other ingredients that are harmful to their health. The full range of health impacts of e-cigarettes is still unknown, and the public health system is struggling to develop and implement effective cessation methods to meet the needs of young people and their families. “As a national grassroots organization of parents committed to keeping predatory e-cigarette companies away from kids, we are deeply grateful to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey for filing suit against Eonsmoke,” Parents Against Vaping E-cigarettes Cofounder Meredith Berkman said. “We know that Eonsmoke and many others have used flavors and targeted social-media marketing to entice children to purchase their products online without requiring any age verification. Their illegal practices have led in large part to the youth vaping epidemic affecting so many families in Massachusetts and around the country. We applaud AG Healey, a true champion for children and families, for being one of the first elected officials to AG HEALEY | SEE PAGE 7 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS THE TRIAL COURT MIDDLESEX ,SS DIVISION Estate of Kesete Daniel Late of Malden In the County of Middlesex Date of Death: March 31, 2018 A Petition has been presented in the above-captioned matter by the Personal Reprentative, Mihret Kasaye praying for leave to sell certain real estate situated in Boston, County of Suffolk to pay debts, leagacies, -and charges of administration of said deceased. If you desire to object to the allowance of said petition, you or your attorney must file a written appearance in said court in Cambridge, on or before 10:00 in the fore noon of June 27th , 2019. Witness, Maureen H. Monks, Esquire, First Justice of said Court in Cambridge on this 30th day of May, in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Nineteen. TARA E. DeCRISTOFARO REGISTER OF PROBATE June 7, 2019 J& • Reliable Mowing Service • Spring & Fall Cleanups • Mulch & Edging • Sod or Seed Lawns • Shrub Planting & Trimming • Water & Sewer Repairs Joe Pierotti, Jr. S LANDSCAPE & MASONRY CO. Masonry - Asphalt • Brick or Block Steps • Brick or Block Walls • Concrete or Brick Paver Patios & Walkways • Brick Re-Pointing • Asphalt Paving www.JandSlandscape-masonry.com • Senior Discount • Free Estimates • Licensed & Insured 617-389-1490 We Carry... * Lifetime Waterproof Warranty * Ceramic, Porcelain & Stone Tile * Hardwood Prefinished and Unfinished, Do-it-Yourselfer Products! Drop by our Showroom and check out our 250 styles of area rugs and other products! 31 Osprey Rd., Saugus * 781-289-9676 Contact@Russoflooring.com Designing and Constructing Ideas that are “Grounds for Success” Landscaping DOCKET NO. MI18P3175EA SALE OF REAL ESTATE Debts, Legacies, -And Changes of Administration NOTICE

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