Headlines Tagged with Maine — 1,387 headlines found
LePage’s budget “drastically” reduces funding for the state’s tobacco program and “all but eliminates” the Healthy Maine Partnerships, coalitions that address tobacco and other health problems in the community, the Maine Public Health Association said in
Jan 15, 2015 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jan 16, 2015 11:58
a $20 million cut to the "Fund for a Healthy Maine." LePage says he wants to use the savings to pay for other programs that he says are designed to improve health outcomes.
Jan 15, 2015 Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
added Jan 16, 2015 11:50
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.
Jan 13, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 13, 2015 14:18
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
Jan 7, 2015 Business Wire
added Jan 8, 2015 10:43
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
Dec 18, 2014 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.
Dec 3, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 5, 2014 11:04
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
Dec 3, 2014 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Dec 5, 2014 11:03
Sun Spots recommends complaining repeatedly to management and the Maine State Housing Authority, which you can find at mainehousing.org or 207-626-4600. If the building management is falling down on the job, Maine Housing may be able to help.
Oct 16, 2014 Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Oct 16, 2014 13:09
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.
Oct 10, 2014 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Oct 10, 2014 02:46
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
Jun 13, 2014 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jun 16, 2014 09:35