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No flame, plenty of fire over rise in e-cigarettes in Maine

the scenario typifies the gray area around e-cigarettes. In this tale of two mothers, Gorham sees them as the wave of the future and the lesser of two evils. Simon worries they represent another way for the tobacco industry to make a buck on nicotine addi
Kennebec Journal
added Nov 17, 2013 13:07
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LETTER FROM THE MAINE CITIZEN TRADE POLICY COMMISSION (CTPC) TO THE USTR (PDF)

at the very least, we favor returning to the earlier USTR "safe harbor" proposal as at least a starting point for further negotiations, although we would prefer a more comprehensive approach which goes further to exempt or "carve out" tobacco control meas
Maine.gov
added Oct 24, 2013 09:11
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For youths in Maine, tobacco is tough buy

A report on attempts to make illegal purchases shows that Maine is one of the two best states in America at thwarting sales to minors.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Aug 27, 2013 10:40
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Maine ban on smoking in cars with kids largely unenforced

2007, Bangor became the first Maine community to prohibit smoking in vehicles containing children. In 2008, this became state law. Since then, however, several police agencies in Maine say they’ve cited or only even warned a handful of smokers for indulg
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 10, 2013 17:14
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[Maine] Oakland Town Council Considering Banning Smoking In Public Parks

Town Manager Peter Nielsen says, at the council's request, he's drafting an amendment to the town's control of public areas ordinance after council members said they would like to at least consider the move.
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:36
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Maine smoking bans a drag, or a breath of fresh air?

Evergreen Cemetery is one of the few designated public places where people can smoke a cigarette. But finding other public places where it’s legal to smoke is rapidly becoming more difficult, as a new city ordinance – combined with state laws and company
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jun 14, 2013 17:51
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Report cites tobacco spending in Maine politics

A report by a Maine citizens' group says tobacco interests have far outspent nonprofits and groups working against tobacco use in elections from 2000 through 2012. The report released Monday by Maine Citizens for Clean Elections cites figures from the
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 3, 2013 23:33
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Smokers angry as Maine Med's ban nears

Employees, patients and visitors are included in the ban as the hospital tries to expel second-hand smoke.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added May 29, 2013 08:49
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[Maine] Cigarette butts again litter Monument Square

Four weeks after a downtown restaurant owner launched a campaign to get cigarette butts off the street, the unsightly stubs have resprouted. Mike Roylos, owner of the Spartan Grill, financed a two-day butt pickup earlier this month, offering 5 cents a b
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added May 27, 2013 14:31
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[Maine] LePage vetoes smoking ban on college campuses

Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would ban smoking on all public university and college campuses in Maine, saying he'd rather see a bill to "outlaw tobacco altogether" than a patchwork approach.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added May 22, 2013 07:42
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