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[Maine] Vaping and teens: What parents need to know

electronic cigarette companies have been targeting teens with brightly colored ads, showing kids having fun while vaping candy-flavored liquids. And it is working. Last year in York County, one in three high school students reported trying an e-cigarett
Foster's Democrat
added Apr 5, 2018 15:36
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[Maine] AG Mills makes tobacco settlement announcement, LePage slams her

Governor LePage released a statement about the Attorney General's claims that tobacco settlement money could be used for Medicaid expansion. "We have been trying for years to use the tobacco settlement money for Medicaid programs, but the Attorney Genera
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:23
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[Maine] VIDEO: Diagnosis: Lung Cancer Part Two

Dr. Harb says there have been major advances in imaging technology used to find and monitor lung cancer, like PET scans, which they can do at their facilities. They are the only center in Maine working directly with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in B
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:22
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[Maine] VIDEO: Diagnosis: Lung Cancer Part One

Deb decided to start her own foundation and in 2012, with some help from a few friends, Free ME From Lung Cancer was born. "I had to step up and do the fundraising and program development, but everything came along and we were successful over the last f
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:20
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[Maine] Sen. Davis receives Distinguished Advocacy Award for excellence in cancer-fighting public policy

“Sen. Davis has been a champion for tobacco control legislation especially when it comes to preventing our youth from using tobacco products, helping support those who want to quit, and protecting Mainers from exposure to second-hand smoke,” said Hilary S
Piscataquis (ME) Observer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Maine] Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat

When Democratic legislators gathered in a hotel in Portland, Maine...“Nicotine Without Smoke: How to Reduce the Harm of Smoking,” featuring Dr. Saul Shiffman...adviser to Pinney Associates...that works with tobacco giant Reynolds American. The company, wh
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:26
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[Maine] Public Housing goes Smoke-Free

Over the next six months, PHA homes will become safer and healthier with the implementation of Smoke-Free policies. Units will also be easier to maintain, saving money and decreasing wait times for unit turnover. Typically, what
The County (Aroostook (ME) Republican, Houlton (ME) Pioneer Times, and The Star-Herald)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:30
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[Maine] Advocates call for increased tobacco prevention funding

Teen smoking rates are on the rise in Maine, leading health advocacy groups to call for the state to use more of the money it receives from a federal tobacco settlement to fund tobacco prevention.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 22, 2017 01:31
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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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