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Maine Raises Smoking Age to 21 After Lawmakers Override Veto

Maine will become the fourth state to raise the smoking age to 21 and will adopt stricter regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes after lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override the governor’s veto. Gov. Paul R. LePage, a Republic
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 01:45
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[New Hampshire] Welfare reform banning booze, tobacco to take effect in Maine

A new welfare law aiming to restore credibility in Maine's administration of federal benefits comes into effect Friday. The law, which passed with bipartisan support, sets penalties for individuals who spend cash welfare benefits on alcohol, tobacco, lot
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2016 17:53
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Maine drive-in theaters told they can’t allow patrons to smoke in cars

drive-in owners were notified that the office “has received various compliance concerns” about drive-ins not complying with the state’s 2009 law banning smoking at commercial outdoor eating areas...the Attorney General’s Office, said the letter was prompt
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jun 12, 2016 15:18
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[California, Maine, Oklahoma] Association between tobacco and alcohol use among young adult bar patrons: a cross-sectional study in three cities

While smoke-free bar policies were negatively associated with regular smoking, these policies alone may not be enough to influence the association between smoking and drinking, particularly if tobacco marketing continues in these venues, or in the absence
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 24, 2014 14:13
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[Maine] Investigators say lit cigarette, oxygen dispenser caused fire that killed Chester woman

Oxygen-dispensing medical equipment and other flammable items combined with a lit cigarette caused an accidental fire in a Loop Road trailer that killed a 77-year-old woman last month, officials said Friday. Shirley Day died on April 10 due to carelessne
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added May 9, 2014 16:54
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[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
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Nov 25, 2013 12:48
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Maine smoking bans a drag, or a breath of fresh air?

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
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jun 14, 2013 17:51
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The changing winds on outdoor smoke-free policies in Maine

Successful implementation of smoke-free regulations requires education and the provision of smoking-cessation tools to those who need them.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2013 19:08
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Maine slips in tobacco-use report card

AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 07:08
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LETTER: Maine budget eliminated smoking cessation therapy

orty-seven states see helping low-income smokers quit as a smart investment. It is too bad Maine is no longer part of that "mainstream."
Kennebec Journal
added Jun 11, 2012 18:53
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