Headlines Tagged with Maine — 1,393 headlines found
A Saturday night fire that appears to have started when nail polish remover was ignited by a lit cigarette destroyed a trailer home on Ridgeview Lane, according to the local fire chief.
Apr 28, 2013 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Apr 28, 2013 19:25
With any form of lupus, according to the Lupus Foundation of America, passive smoking, or regular exposure to secondhand smoke, increases the risk of pneumococcal pneumonia and chronic bronchitis in a nonsmoker. USM courageously made a prudent decision t
Apr 22, 2013 University of Southern Maine
added Apr 23, 2013 13:15
A discarded cigarette is being blamed for an afternoon fire Saturday that burned a three-story apartment house at 39 Church St., leaving nine people homeless. ... “It started on the back porch on the first floor,” Booker said. “And it spread quickly.”
Mar 17, 2013 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 17, 2013 12:36
JAY -- A discarded cigarette is being blamed for an apartment house fire in Jay that left nine people without a home.
Mar 17, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2013 11:12
Philip Morris USA Inc. and Altria Group Inc. on Tuesday asked a federal judge to deny certification to a class of smokers in a lawsuit accusing the companies of deceiving customers about tar and nicotine levels in their "light" cigarettes.
Mar 13, 2013 Law360
added Mar 14, 2013 16:41
Chewing tobacco is now outlawed for town employees during work, after complaints it is a “filthy, vile habit.” Under the ban, town employees can no longer chew tobacco in town-owned vehicles or buildings. Visitors are also barred from chewing in town bui
Mar 14, 2013 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:04
Chewing tobacco is now outlawed for town employees during work, after complaints it is a "filthy, vile habit." Under the ban, town employees can no longer chew tobacco in town-owned vehicles or buildings. Visitors are also barred from chewing in town bui
Mar 14, 2013 Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Mar 14, 2013 06:56
Effective Wednesday, smoking will no longer be allowed in city parks, plazas and open spaces.
Mar 6, 2013 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Mar 6, 2013 12:41
it would seem that as a population we generally support the enforcement of these regulations. So don’t hold back: Show the scofflaws the UMaine administration isn’t just paying lip service to public health.
Feb 25, 2013 The Maine Campus (University of Maine)
added Mar 5, 2013 09:47
the "For Better or Worse" comic strip implied that younger kids feel that older kids smoking was "cool." ... I lost my mother and mother-in-law to lung cancer attributed to the effects of smoking, and I have two sisters with COPD. People spend a fortune t
Mar 1, 2013 Central Maine Morning Sentinel
added Mar 1, 2013 11:46