Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Maine 1,386 headlines found

6 Views

[Maine] FARMER: Portland councilors saw something, did something. Kids will live longer because they did

On Monday night, the Portland City Council stopped going along with a public health threat that jeopardizes kids in the community. Councilors voted unanimously to raise the legal age for people to buy tobacco in the city from 18 to 21.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jun 22, 2016 22:40
6 Views

[Maine] Smokers not obeying housing rules

Sun Spots recommends complaining repeatedly to management and the Maine State Housing Authority, which you can find at mainehousing.org or 207-626-4600. If the building management is falling down on the job, Maine Housing may be able to help.
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Oct 16, 2014 13:09
6 Views

[Maine] E-cigarette refills contain enough nicotine to kill your child or pet

A surprising number of adults are misusing e-cigarettes... Simone wasn’t sure why the Maine numbers have dropped off despite the big spike in popularity. But she suspects the word is getting out that overuse can lead to the highly unpleasant and potentia
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jun 16, 2014 09:03
6 Views

LETTER FROM THE MAINE CITIZEN TRADE POLICY COMMISSION (CTPC) TO THE USTR (PDF)

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
Maine.gov
added Oct 24, 2013 09:11
6 Views

[Maine] Portland restauranteur offering a nickel per cigarette butt

He came up with the "No Butts Now" campaign. He supplies a basket of baggies for the public to collect cigarette butts in Monument Square. Using donations from grateful customers, Roylos will buy the butts back for five cents a piece,
WLBZ 2 (Bangor, ME)
added May 3, 2013 03:00
6 Views

[Maine] LETTER: Comic strip shouldn't have implied smoking was 'cool'

the "For Better or Worse" comic strip implied that younger kids feel that older kids smoking was "cool." ... I lost my mother and mother-in-law to lung cancer attributed to the effects of smoking, and I have two sisters with COPD. People spend a fortune t
Central Maine Morning Sentinel
added Mar 1, 2013 11:46
6 Views

Maine's Old Orchard Beach going smoke-free

AP - Associated Press
added May 13, 2012 20:41
5 Views

[Maine] GAGNON: Stop trying to save us from ourselves

I’m begging you — especially if you are a young person — to never start smoking. But that doesn’t mean that I believe it is appropriate for the government to try to control our self-destructive behavior. At some point, it is up to us whether or not to
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 18:26
5 Views

Maine Could Become Third State to Increase Tobacco Sales Age from 18 to 21

Lawmakers, advocates and cancer survivors gathered in Augusta Tuesday to support a proposed bill aimed at doing just that. “If someone handed you something to inhale, and said ‘here this will increase your risk of a dozen kinds of cancer. This will make
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added May 31, 2017 00:31
5 Views

Tea Party Gov. Paul LePage thinks Maine needs more preventative care — but he already cut it

LePage’s administration is moving to reduct the role for Healthy Maine Partnerships, a cooperative effort by health care providers to fight tobacco use, drugs and obesity. That partnership was funded by about $5 million from the Fund for a Healthy Main
Raw Story
added Jun 2, 2016 11:49
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines