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Maine AG contends proposed bill would weaken Tobacco Control Act

called on Congress to vote against a proposal that would weaken the Tobacco Control Act. Mills, along with Indiana Attorney General Gregg Zoeller, argue that the new proposal also would limit the authority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to rev
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 14, 2015 21:00
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[Maine] 2015 HUD SECRETARY'S AWARD FOR HEALTHY HOMES WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Healthy Homes Innovation and Achievement in Public Policy: Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine – The Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine is a leader in the smoke-free housing movement for 13 years, is working to reduce involuntary exposure to second
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:29
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[Maine] Lawmakers tell personal stories in "Touched by Tobacco" campaign

The Maine Public Health Association and Maine Cancer Foundation have launched a new video web series featuring several lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. Anne Haskell and Republican Rep. Matt Pouliot. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap and former broadc
WCSH-6 (Portland, ME)
added Jul 14, 2015 10:34
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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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