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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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Bucking LePage veto, lawmakers raise Maine’s minimum age to buy tobacco

Maine will become the fourth state to make 21 the legal age to buy tobacco products after the Legislature overrode Gov. Paul LePage’s veto during a long Wednesday session. Lawmakers adjourned for the year after overriding 13 of 27 lingering vetoes from t
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 3, 2017 01:54
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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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[Maine] STURROCK: Smokeless Tobacco: Research Putting Another Nail in That Coffin

Although it may ‘seem’ safer to use smokeless tobacco, Mother Nature has once more taught us that she cannot be fooled, and there is no such thing as a less dangerous consumption of this product. Unfortunately, children growing up in the US get mixed mes
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:00
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[Maine] South Portland council riled by sidewalk smokers

approved a measure that banned the use of tobacco products within 25 feet of a school bus stop....Councilor Claude Morgan said he raised the issue of sidewalk smoking at the request of a constituent because residents of a South Portland Housing Authority
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Oct 5, 2016 20:17
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[Maine] Bangor passes ban on smoking in city parks geared toward kids

city councilors on Monday night approved a ban on smoking in city parks that includes playgrounds, swimming pools, ball fields and other amenities geared toward children. The move, which was approved 8-1, was intended to protect children and families from
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 23, 2016 13:25
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