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[Maine] Mexico apartments going smoke-free July 1

Grand View Apartments, a senior living facility on Backkingdom Road, will go smoke-free starting July 1.
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Jun 22, 2012 09:24
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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 14:33
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[Maine] LePage vetoes bills to raise tobacco-buying age to 21, ban phone use while driving

said in a Tuesday radio interview that he vetoed bills that would limit tobacco sales to Mainers 21 and older and ban cellphone use while driving, blasting them as “social engineering.” The Republican governor’s vetoes will likely doom at least the cellph
WGME CBS 13 (Portland, ME)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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Maine Legislature returns to Augusta. Will it be for the last time this year? / Bill to raise tobacco-buying age heads to LePage

Under the bill, which has been winding its way through the legislative process for several weeks, it would still be legal to smoke at age 18 or older. The bill is meant to restrict access to tobacco products for high school-aged Mainers. Only two other s
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 22, 2017 21:12
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[Maine] President addresses off-campus smoking

at the June 21 meeting between municipal and Maine Maritime Academy officials in reference to the primary agenda item: the academy’s tobacco-free campus policy. One ramification of the policy enacted earlier this academic year, noted MMA President Bill B
Castine (ME) Patriot
added Jul 4, 2017 00:25
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MAINE MINIMUM TOBACCO PURCHASING AGE INCREASE PROPOSED

Today, L.D. 1170 was introduced, which would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. The bill was introduced by Sen. Davis, R-Piscataquis and is co-sponsored by Sen. Dow, R-Lincoln; Sen. Jackson, D-Aro
HalfWheel
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43
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EDITORIAL: Why Maine should follow Portland's lead and raise tobacco purchase age

Maine’s adult smoking rate — 19.3 percent in 2014 — is above the national average of 16.8 percent...The health consequences of e-cigarettes, which can be helpful in smoking cessation, are not fully known. Raising the tobacco purchase age to 21 can be an
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jun 24, 2016 16:47
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[Maine] New e-cigarette rules go into effect next week

Sponsored by Rep. Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, the law prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in the same public places, such as restaurants, playgrounds and beaches, where smoking is banned. “This is a matter of public health,” McCabe said in a news release is
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:49
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[Maine] Portland council bans ‘vaping’ in public places

The City Council voted 7-1 Monday night to prohibit people from using e-cigarettes in public places, making Portland the 275th U.S. community to restrict use of the relatively new technology. Businesses like Old Port Vape, however, can continue to allow
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Apr 28, 2015 13:11
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[Maine] Portland bans smoking e-cigarettes in public places

City Council passed an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes in public places Monday night. The council voted 7-1 to ban electronic cigarettes in public places, which means the same laws that apply to other tobacco products will apply to smoking any type of elec
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Apr 28, 2015 09:12
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