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[Maine] Portland committee backs smoking ban in parks

But the committee declined to pursue a ban on smoking in private clubs.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 20, 2012 03:34
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Capitol Notebook: Maine DHHS a no-show for tobacco-fund hearings

Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
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[Maine] "NAFTA on Steroids" Trade Talks to Wrap Up

Mills and 47 other state AGs sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative... the National Association of Manufacturers replied... "Now how did they get our letter?" Mills asked....Thanks for responding on behalf of the U.S. Trade Represent
Rockland (ME) Free Press
added Dec 19, 2014 02:32
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No flame, plenty of fire over rise in e-cigarettes in Maine

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
Kennebec Journal
added Nov 17, 2013 13:07
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[Maine] Official: Mercer man injured in fire was likely smoking while on oxygen

MERCER -- An elderly man who was critically injured in a fire last week, apparently because he was smoking while on oxygen, is not well enough to speak to authorities about the incident.
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 07:32
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Maine Petitions Feds to Cut Medicaid Funds for Smoking Cessation Programs

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services wants to eliminate about $400,000 in state funding for the smoking programs, which draw down additional matching funds at a rate of nearly two to one. While state officials maintain some cessation programs
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:31
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[Maine] Philip Morris Wants Class Cert. Bid Smoked In 'Light' Cig Suit ($$)

Philip Morris USA Inc. and Altria Group Inc. on Tuesday asked a federal judge to deny certification to a class of smokers in a lawsuit accusing the companies of deceiving customers about tar and nicotine levels in their "light" cigarettes.
Law360
added Mar 14, 2013 16:41
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[Maine] EDITORIAL: Big tobacco forced to admit years of deceit

That's 422,400 Americans a year. Year after year after year. The tobacco companies covered up and denied the medical evidence for years, even as they knew themselves it was true. It's time all Americans, including the 20 percent of Mainers who still sm
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Dec 2, 2012 13:55
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[Canada, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont] Border security issues are piling up for the new Government

in 2013, the federal government announced a $92M allocation to the RCMP to deploy sensor technology at the Canada-U.S. border from Quebec/Maine to Oakville as part of its ‘Anti-Tobacco Smuggling’ strategy. A year later, with no action taken, this funding
Frontline Safety & Security (ca)
added Aug 16, 2016 23:18
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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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