Headlines Tagged with Maine — 1,287 headlines found
[Maine] ‘More dangerous on a dose-by-dose basis than cigarette smoke’: Concerns about wood-stove smoke prompt state review
Wood smoke as a public health issue hasn’t gained much traction. This is Maine; Maine is wood. Yet, according to Ed Miller, senior vice president for policy at the American Lung Association of the Northeast, “It’s actually more dangerous on a dose-by-do
Nov 25, 2013 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Nov 25, 2013 12:48
The University of New England announced this week that it will become a 100 percent tobacco- and smoke-free campus effective July 1.
Nov 21, 2013 keepMEcurrent.com (Westbrook, ME)
added Nov 25, 2013 10:03
the scenario typifies the gray area around e-cigarettes. In this tale of two mothers, Gorham sees them as the wave of the future and the lesser of two evils. Simon worries they represent another way for the tobacco industry to make a buck on nicotine addi
Nov 17, 2013 Kennebec Journal
added Nov 17, 2013 13:07
at the very least, we favor returning to the earlier USTR "safe harbor" proposal as at least a starting point for further negotiations, although we would prefer a more comprehensive approach which goes further to exempt or "carve out" tobacco control meas
Aug 22, 2013 Maine.gov
added Oct 24, 2013 09:11
A report on attempts to make illegal purchases shows that Maine is one of the two best states in America at thwarting sales to minors.
Aug 27, 2013 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Aug 27, 2013 10:40
2007, Bangor became the first Maine community to prohibit smoking in vehicles containing children. In 2008, this became state law. Since then, however, several police agencies in Maine say they’ve cited or only even warned a handful of smokers for indulg
Jul 10, 2013 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 10, 2013 17:14
Town Manager Peter Nielsen says, at the council's request, he's drafting an amendment to the town's control of public areas ordinance after council members said they would like to at least consider the move.
Jul 3, 2013 WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:36
Evergreen Cemetery is one of the few designated public places where people can smoke a cigarette. But finding other public places where it’s legal to smoke is rapidly becoming more difficult, as a new city ordinance – combined with state laws and company
Jun 13, 2013 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jun 14, 2013 17:51
A report by a Maine citizens' group says tobacco interests have far outspent nonprofits and groups working against tobacco use in elections from 2000 through 2012. The report released Monday by Maine Citizens for Clean Elections cites figures from the
Jun 3, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 3, 2013 23:33
Employees, patients and visitors are included in the ban as the hospital tries to expel second-hand smoke.
May 29, 2013 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added May 29, 2013 08:49