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[Maine] Chewing tobacco on the job now forbidden for Cape Elizabeth town workers

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
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Mar 14, 2013 06:56

[Maine] Portland smoking ban taking effect today

Effective Wednesday, smoking will no longer be allowed in city parks, plazas and open spaces.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Mar 6, 2013 12:41
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[Maine] Editorial: Tobacco ‘ban’ seen more as a discouragement

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.
The Maine Campus (University of Maine)
added Mar 5, 2013 09:47

[Maine] LETTER: Comic strip shouldn't have implied smoking was 'cool'

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
Central Maine Morning Sentinel
added Mar 1, 2013 11:46

Students unsure if UMaine tobacco free initiative working

With the University of Maine’s Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative turning two years old in January, students on the University of Maine campus feel that they see less smoking around campus, but the program is not working.
The Maine Campus (University of Maine)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:36

The changing winds on outdoor smoke-free policies in Maine

Successful implementation of smoke-free regulations requires education and the provision of smoking-cessation tools to those who need them.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2013 19:08

[Maine] VIDEO: Bangor City Council Rejects Smoking Ban In Parks

The city council voted 5-4 against a proposed ordinance that would have banned the use of tobacco products, outside of designated smoking areas. The Parks, Recreation, and Harbor Committee wanted an outright ban on tobacco products in parks.
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Jan 29, 2013 13:12

Maine slips in tobacco-use report card

AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 07:08

[Maine] Smoking ban heads to full council

Three Portland city councilors want to ban smoking in all city-owned parks and public spaces.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 9, 2013 12:21

[Maine] Where there's smoke, there may be a city ban

Public health officials propose to ban smoking in prominent public spaces like Monument Square in an effort to limit exposure to secondhand smoke.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 8, 2013 13:05
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