Mass. should suspend lottery ticket sales

State is preying on problem gamblers who are risking their health

LAST MONTH, Massachusetts Lottery officials announced recent sales figures for lottery tickets. The numbers aren’t pretty. Sales from the week ended April 18 were down 33 percent compared to the first week of March. The recent drop-off is due primarily to the fallout from COVID-19. Some businesses that sell lottery tickets have closed temporarily. Tickets(...)

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