Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Maine 1,402 headlines found

1 View

[Maine] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Higher age for tobacco would save lives

Portland should move forward with a plan to raise the age for purchasing cigarettes to 21.
Kennebec Journal
added Apr 15, 2016 11:58

[Maine] Portland proposal to raise age for buying tobacco moves to council

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
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31

[Maine] Winthrop council bans e-cigarettes at town beach, considers broader tobacco policy

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.
Kennebec Journal
added Apr 6, 2016 16:38

[Maine, New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Why requiring people to be 21 to buy tobacco makes sense

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
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jan 28, 2016 19:52

[Maine] Vaping’s popularity sparks talk of regulation

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
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 10, 2016 15:25

[Maine] Breathing free: Presque Isle boot camp helps smokers quit

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.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Dec 20, 2015 17:21

[Maine] Lawmakers: LePage administration stymied public health study

A legislative committee created to examine how Maine uses $50 million a year in tobacco settlement funding disbanded Monday with its mission unfinished because, according to lawmakers, Gov. Paul LePage’s administration did not cooperate.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Dec 1, 2015 05:22

[Maine] Hearing delayed for landlord in Portland fire that killed 6

The owner of an apartment house in Portland where six tenants died is returning to court soon... Investigators say the fire started on the porch because of improperly disposed smoking materials. A lawsuit stemming from the fire alleges an exit was blocke
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2015 17:31
1 View

[Maine] Landlord in deadly Portland apartment fire back in court this week

The owner of an apartment house in Portland where six tenants died in the deadliest Maine blaze in 40 years is returning to court this week.... Investigators say the fire started on the porch because of improperly disposed-of smoking materials. A lawsuit
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Nov 16, 2015 22:53

Capitol Notebook: Maine DHHS a no-show for tobacco-fund hearings

Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines