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[Maine] WCGH receives Breathe Easy 'gold star' for tobacco efforts

an awards ceremony Sept. 15 at Maine Hospital Association. The event honored the 2016 Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network Gold Star Standards of Excellence Program award winners, including Waldo County General Hospital
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 3, 2016 21:45
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Trial starts for owner of Maine building where fire killed 6

Nisbet is on trial for six counts of manslaughter in Portland, where the fire happened Nov. 1, 2014, after a Halloween party. Officials say the fire started on a porch because of improperly disposed smoking materials.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 16:03

[Maine] VIDEO: Bangor council approves ban on smoking in city parks

City Councilors approved a controversial ban on smoking in the city's parks Monday night. The 8-1 vote followed much debate among councilors as well as members of the public. The dissenting vote of Councilor David Nealley was due to concerns of enforcem
WLBZ 2 (Bangor, ME)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:26

[Maine] Bangor passes ban on smoking in city parks geared toward kids

city councilors on Monday night approved a ban on smoking in city parks that includes playgrounds, swimming pools, ball fields and other amenities geared toward children. The move, which was approved 8-1, was intended to protect children and families from
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 23, 2016 13:25

[Canada, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont] Border security issues are piling up for the new Government

in 2013, the federal government announced a $92M allocation to the RCMP to deploy sensor technology at the Canada-U.S. border from Quebec/Maine to Oakville as part of its ‘Anti-Tobacco Smuggling’ strategy. A year later, with no action taken, this funding
Frontline Safety & Security (ca)
added Aug 16, 2016 23:18

[Maine] Banning the butts / Wells considering smoking ban on beaches

If the town moves forward with a proposed ordinance this fall, smoking tobacco in all forms, including e-cigarettes, will be prohibited on town beaches
Biddeford (ME) Journal Tribune
added Aug 13, 2016 19:25

[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

[Maine] EDITORIAL: Don’t waver on public health: Bangor should ban smoking in all city-owned public spaces

The city solicitor has drafted a proposal to ban smoking at city parks but to exempt the golf course and West Market Square in downtown Bangor. This is counterproductive. West Market Square has become a downtown hub, filled with restaurants with outdoor
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 22, 2016 01:54

[Maine] WGME New age requirement to purchase tobacco in Portland to go into effect

As a result, no individual, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association or other entity may sell, furnish, give away or offer to sell, furnish or give away a tobacco product to any individual under the age of 21 in the City of Portland. City of
WGME CBS 13 (Portland, ME)
added Jul 19, 2016 19:06
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[Maine] Bangor eyes smoking ban in public parks

The city’s Government Operations Committee expects to discuss the proposal during its meeting Monday night. City councilors are considering adding smoking to the list of activities that aren’t allowed in the city’s parks. The ordinance already prohibits
WGME CBS 13 (Portland, ME)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43
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