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Students unsure if UMaine tobacco free initiative working

With the University of Maine’s Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative turning two years old in January, students on the University of Maine campus feel that they see less smoking around campus, but the program is not working.
The Maine Campus (University of Maine)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:36
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[Maine] Smoking ban heads to full council

Three Portland city councilors want to ban smoking in all city-owned parks and public spaces.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 9, 2013 12:21
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[Maine] Bangor crafting ordinance that would ban smoking in nearly 30 parks, facilities

City staff is working to draft an ordinance that would ban smoking in certain city parks and facilities. It has been a slow, careful process, according to Parks and Recreation Director Tracy Willette.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Dec 22, 2012 12:30
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GRAHAM: Maine shortsighted to end funding for smoking prevention

The state last month eliminated smoking cessation treatment for nearly all Medicaid, or MaineCare, patients despite overwhelming evidence that it saves lives and money
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Nov 1, 2012 14:21
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[Maine] Bangor committee debates tobacco restrictions for public parks

A longtime Bangor resident arguing for smokers’ rights gave city councilors something to put in their pipes and smoke Monday night. As a result, a Bangor City Council government operations committee meeting to evaluate a possible ordinance restricting us
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Oct 8, 2012 04:56
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[Maine] Appellate court upholds rejection of class-action status in smokers' lawsuit

Trading Markets
added Mar 4, 2011 00:00
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[Maine] Improperly discarded smoking materials caused Old Orchard blaze

Smoking materials that were improperly disposed of on a second-floor deck ignited a fire that destroyed an Old Orchard Beach condominium complex and left 16 people homeless over the weekend. The second floor and roof of an eight-unit condo building at 9
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 10, 2018 13:03
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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] 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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A Maine woman leads the way in raising money for lung cancer and setting the record straight about its causes

Why does asking matter? It matters because people with lung cancer often get blamed for their disease. Others blame them and they blame themselves. All that blame leads to stigma. When you feel stigmatized because of your disease, you’re less apt to tal
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Nov 8, 2016 20:00
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