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[Maine] HAN: Work together to cut rate of lung cancer

Nearly 1,400 Mainers will be diagnosed this year. But this terrible disease remains in the shadows and not adequately addressed by the health care system or research community....With help from lawmakers in Augusta to address the tobacco epidemic and gaps
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Dec 3, 2017 19:13
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EPA Awards $25K Grant to Lewiston, Maine Non-profit for Indoor Air Quality Efforts

to reduce health threats caused by poor indoor air quality, including radon indoors, mold and secondhand smoke. The Central Maine Community Health Corps received the funds from EPA’s Healthy Homes program for a program that will reduce the negative health
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:49
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[Maine] Three Midcoast hospitals honored for tobacco policies

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative held the eighth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards ceremony Sept. 27 to celebrate efforts to address tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 11, 2017 15:32
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[Maine] GAGNON: Stop trying to save us from ourselves

I’m begging you — especially if you are a young person — to never start smoking. But that doesn’t mean that I believe it is appropriate for the government to try to control our self-destructive behavior. At some point, it is up to us whether or not to
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 18:26
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[Maine] EDITORIAL: Raising tobacco purchase age to 21 will save lives and money

So, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie notes, raising the age for tobacco purchases makes sense from a health — and financial — perspective. “By raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, we are giving young people more time to develop a
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 18:17
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Maine Raises Smoking Age to 21 After Lawmakers Override Veto

Maine will become the fourth state to raise the smoking age to 21 and will adopt stricter regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes after lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override the governor’s veto. Gov. Paul R. LePage, a Republic
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 14:33
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Bucking LePage veto, lawmakers raise Maine’s minimum age to buy tobacco

Maine will become the fourth state to make 21 the legal age to buy tobacco products after the Legislature overrode Gov. Paul LePage’s veto during a long Wednesday session. Lawmakers adjourned for the year after overriding 13 of 27 lingering vetoes from t
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 3, 2017 01:54
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Maine Raises Smoking Age to 21 After Lawmakers Override Veto

Maine will become the fourth state to raise the smoking age to 21 and will adopt stricter regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes after lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override the governor’s veto. Gov. Paul R. LePage, a Republic
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 01:45
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[Maine] LePage vetoes bills to raise tobacco-buying age to 21, ban phone use while driving

said in a Tuesday radio interview that he vetoed bills that would limit tobacco sales to Mainers 21 and older and ban cellphone use while driving, blasting them as “social engineering.” The Republican governor’s vetoes will likely doom at least the cellph
WGME CBS 13 (Portland, ME)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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Maine Legislature returns to Augusta. Will it be for the last time this year? / Bill to raise tobacco-buying age heads to LePage

Under the bill, which has been winding its way through the legislative process for several weeks, it would still be legal to smoke at age 18 or older. The bill is meant to restrict access to tobacco products for high school-aged Mainers. Only two other s
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 22, 2017 21:12
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