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Maine AG pushes to add e-cigs to Tobacco Control Act

Mills is urging the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to act on its proposal to add e-cigarettes to the Tobacco Control Act, enabling the agency to regulate these nicotine products similarly to other tobacco products.
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Jun 22, 2015 07:55
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[Maine] Cumberland County corrections officers fume over move to remove ‘smoke shack’

More than a dozen corrections officers who work at the Cumberland County Jail in Portland brought their contract negotiation grievances before county commissioners Monday night, their chief concern being the loss of a shack on jail property where officer
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jun 9, 2015 17:00
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[Maine] VIDEO: Attorney General Janet Mills_Ambassador Froman

Maine Attorney Janet Mills describes her meeting with Ambassador Froman last week in Washington DC, where she went to discuss carving tobacco out of the free trade agreements currently under negotiation.
You Tube
added May 6, 2015 20:02
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[Maine] Portland council bans ‘vaping’ in public places

The City Council voted 7-1 Monday night to prohibit people from using e-cigarettes in public places, making Portland the 275th U.S. community to restrict use of the relatively new technology. Businesses like Old Port Vape, however, can continue to allow
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Apr 28, 2015 13:11
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[Maine] Portland bans smoking e-cigarettes in public places

City Council passed an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes in public places Monday night. The council voted 7-1 to ban electronic cigarettes in public places, which means the same laws that apply to other tobacco products will apply to smoking any type of elec
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Apr 28, 2015 09:12
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[Maine] EDITORIAL: Follow Portland's lead. No one wants your cigarette butt on the sidewalk

Cutting back on cigarette litter requires behavior change among smokers. In Portland, cigarette buttlers are starting to cause that change. The other big behavior change that must remain foremost in our minds? Getting smokers to kick the habit and keepi
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Apr 25, 2015 12:50
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[Maine] PELLETIER/HAGENBUCH: It’s time to protect kids from liquid nicotine — a poison, even in small amounts

There is legislation not yet passed that aims to protect children from liquid nicotine poisoning by requiring child-resistant packaging. This measure can help to protect kids from needless nicotine poisoning. State legislators should support LD 423, “An
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Apr 6, 2015 12:50
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DIGIOVANNI/SOMA: Maine Voices: Rerouting tobacco funds ignores need for both medical, public health intervention

We receive these funds because Maine people got sick and died from tobacco use; this is a legacy to be honored. We have an ethical and moral obligation to allow the fund to work as intended, which is to prevent disease and promote good health so Mainers
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Mar 16, 2015 12:00
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[Maine] Health advocates: Axing community anti-smoking programs ‘like killing Peter to pay Paul’

Health groups, doctors, students and others turned out in force Monday at the State House to oppose a budget initiative that would take away roughly $20 million in funding for community-based smoking cessation and prevention services.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 5, 2015 17:57
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[Maine] Renewed Battle Underway Over Tobacco Settlement Funds

Opponents of Gov. Paul LePage’s plan to divert tobacco settlement money away from the Fund for a Healthy Maine and move it into more direct smoking cessation treatment through Medicaid, turned out in force in Augusta today.
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:37
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