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How Intense Efforts Boosted Heart Health for One Maine Community

That may be the take-home message from a new study. It found that one Maine community's long-term focus on screening for heart risk factors, as well as helping people quit smoking, saved both money and lives.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 13, 2015 14:18

[Maine] Monumental Trove of Rare Baseball Cards Set to Cross the Block on Proxibid

More than 100 years ago, a gentleman began collecting baseball cards that came with his packs of cigarettes. His impressive collection stayed in his family, and after all these years, it is finally being offered to the public. This century-old haul featur
Business Wire
added Jan 8, 2015 10:43

[Maine] "NAFTA on Steroids" Trade Talks to Wrap Up

Mills and 47 other state AGs sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative... the National Association of Manufacturers replied... "Now how did they get our letter?" Mills asked....Thanks for responding on behalf of the U.S. Trade Represent
Rockland (ME) Free Press
added Dec 19, 2014 02:32

[Maine] Portland leaders, environmentalists herald effort to eliminate cigarette butts with new tubes

A city spokeswoman says about five dozen "Sidewalk Buttler" cigarette dispensers were recently installed around the city. The tubular receptacles resemble mustachioed butlers and have mouth-shaped inserts where smokers can dispose of cigarette butts.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 5, 2014 11:04

[Maine] Portland postpones 'Sidewalk Buttler' demo event

An event to promote eliminating cigarette butt litter in Portland has been rescheduled because of heavy ice in the city. A city spokeswoman says about five dozen “Sidewalk Buttler” cigarette dispensers were recently installed around the city. The tubula
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Dec 5, 2014 11:03

[Maine] Smokers not obeying housing rules

Sun Spots recommends complaining repeatedly to management and the Maine State Housing Authority, which you can find at 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

Study: Smoking ban in public housing saves Maine $1 million annually

Maine is the only state that prohibits smokers from lighting up in all of its public housing units, which saves the state $1.09 million annually, according to the study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Oct 10, 2014 02:46

For Mainers seeking tobacco alternative, the ‘wave of the future’ rolls in on nicotine juice vapors

A tobacco-free smoking alternative linked to the emergence of electronic cigarettes has now ignited a small but growing group of new businesses in Maine. The active ingredient in the e-cigarette or vape industry is flavored nicotine juice purveyed in ti
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jun 16, 2014 09:35

[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

[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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