Headlines Tagged with Maine — 1,386 headlines found
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
Jun 1, 2016 Raw Story
added Jun 2, 2016 11:49
The new ordinance won’t solve our cigarette addiction problems, but it will decrease the number of young people who start down the road of this powerful addiction. It’s one that many of them regret.
May 16, 2016 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added May 16, 2016 14:24
"But we should emphasize that smoking remains the most common and strongest risk factor for bladder cancer, and therefore smoking cessation is the best method for reducing bladder cancer risk."
May 2, 2016 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 3, 2016 16:07
The City Council voted unanimously to direct its Health and Human Services Committee to work on an ordinance that would increase the minimum age from 18 to 21. Once drafted, the ordinance will return to the council for a public hearing and vote.
Apr 25, 2016 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Apr 27, 2016 16:38
Portland should move forward with a plan to raise the age for purchasing cigarettes to 21.
Apr 15, 2016 Kennebec Journal
added Apr 15, 2016 11:58
A proposal to raise the minimum legal age to buy tobacco products in Portland from 18 to 21 drew modest support at a preliminary hearing Tuesday. The City Council’s Health and Human Services Committee moved the proposal forward after hearing testimony t
Apr 13, 2016 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
those signs will be getting a makeover. At its Monday meeting, the Town Council unanimously approved a ban on not just traditional smoking and tobacco use at the town beach, but also new smoking technologies such as electronic cigarettes.
Apr 6, 2016 Kennebec Journal
added Apr 6, 2016 16:38
New Jersey missed an opportunity to reduce smoking-related deaths this month when Gov. Chris Christie vetoed... There is a bill in the U.S. Senate to raise the tobacco purchase age to 21. Its prospects are uncertain. Instead of wait for Congress, Maine p
Jan 23, 2016 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jan 28, 2016 19:52
But to Kreis, the devices’ growing popularity is helping people break decades-long smoking habits. “It’s really turned into quite a big movement,” said Kreis, who opened his store on Market Street in June 2014. “I couldn’t count how many people have com
Jan 10, 2016 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 10, 2016 15:25
Since June 12, however, she has been tobacco-free, along with 12 other former smokers who attended a tobacco cessation boot camp in Presque Isle organized by Healthy Aroostook, a part of the Aroostook County Action Program.
Dec 19, 2015 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Dec 20, 2015 17:21