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[Maine] WCGH recognized for tobacco-free achievements

Waldo County General Hospital was among institutions recognized at the ninth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards celebration, hosted by the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative.
Belfast (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 24, 2018 02:53
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[Maine] Midcoast hospitals honored for anti-smoking efforts

Three Midcoast hospitals were recognized for their efforts to address tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure at the 9th annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards celebration,.
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 3, 2018 19:01
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Coastal Maine town aims to get tougher on smokers

Rockport leaders are cracking down on smoking. According to a new policy, smoking or the use of any tobacco products will be prohibited at the town’s facilities at any time. Previously, designated smoking areas were allowed. The idea behind the new po
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Sep 6, 2018 20:15
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[Maine] LETTER: Marijuana causing condo anxiety

The case doesn’t address the medications available to those with anxiety issues. When I look it up, marijuana isn’t listed. The Public Health Law Center (and the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers) contends marijuana’s secondhand
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 19, 2018 20:47
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[Maine] Marijuana fumes dispute drives Augusta condo neighbors to court

A judge has ordered the medical marijuana patient to stop smoking at home, at least temporarily.
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 4, 2018 15:55
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[Maine] Waterville Housing Authority bans smoking on its properties

Some tenants are upset about the change, but the agency says policies like theirs are not uncommon and are intended to benefit residents.
Kennebec Journal
added Jul 16, 2018 12:55
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Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco Rises in Maine

On July 1, the legal age to purchase tobacco products in Maine rose from 18 to 21, following a rule change that lawmakers approved about a year ago. While only time will tell how the new law will affect c-store sales in the state, at least one associatio
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 11, 2018 18:56
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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] AG Mills makes tobacco settlement announcement, LePage slams her

Governor LePage released a statement about the Attorney General's claims that tobacco settlement money could be used for Medicaid expansion. "We have been trying for years to use the tobacco settlement money for Medicaid programs, but the Attorney Genera
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:23
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