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[Maine] Landlord acquitted of manslaughter in fire that killed 6

The owner of a building where six people were killed in a fire was acquitted Friday of manslaughter but was convicted of a code violation... The fire was determined to be an accident, blamed on improperly discarded smoking materials on the porch.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:29
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State rests in manslaughter case against Maine landlord

Six tenants died in the Nov. 1, 2014, fire that was sparked by the improper disposal of smoking materials.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2016 04:19

[Maine] South Portland council riled by sidewalk smokers

approved a measure that banned the use of tobacco products within 25 feet of a school bus stop....Councilor Claude Morgan said he raised the issue of sidewalk smoking at the request of a constituent because residents of a South Portland Housing Authority
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Oct 5, 2016 20:17

[Maine] VIDEO: City Councilors Say Sidewalk Smoking Is Becoming An Issue

City councilors say people gathering on sidewalks to smoke is becoming a growing problem in South Portland. The Portland Press Herald reports the issue was raised Monday as city councilors approved a measure that banned the use of tobacco within 25 feet
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:16

[Maine] WCGH receives Breathe Easy 'gold star' for tobacco efforts

an awards ceremony Sept. 15 at Maine Hospital Association. The event honored the 2016 Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network Gold Star Standards of Excellence Program award winners, including Waldo County General Hospital
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 3, 2016 21:45
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Trial starts for owner of Maine building where fire killed 6

Nisbet is on trial for six counts of manslaughter in Portland, where the fire happened Nov. 1, 2014, after a Halloween party. Officials say the fire started on a porch because of improperly disposed smoking materials.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 16:03

[Maine] VIDEO: Bangor council approves ban on smoking in city parks

City Councilors approved a controversial ban on smoking in the city's parks Monday night. The 8-1 vote followed much debate among councilors as well as members of the public. The dissenting vote of Councilor David Nealley was due to concerns of enforcem
WLBZ 2 (Bangor, ME)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:26

[Maine] Bangor passes ban on smoking in city parks geared toward kids

city councilors on Monday night approved a ban on smoking in city parks that includes playgrounds, swimming pools, ball fields and other amenities geared toward children. The move, which was approved 8-1, was intended to protect children and families from
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 23, 2016 13:25

[Canada, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont] Border security issues are piling up for the new Government

in 2013, the federal government announced a $92M allocation to the RCMP to deploy sensor technology at the Canada-U.S. border from Quebec/Maine to Oakville as part of its ‘Anti-Tobacco Smuggling’ strategy. A year later, with no action taken, this funding
Frontline Safety & Security (ca)
added Aug 16, 2016 23:18

[Maine] Banning the butts / Wells considering smoking ban on beaches

If the town moves forward with a proposed ordinance this fall, smoking tobacco in all forms, including e-cigarettes, will be prohibited on town beaches
Biddeford (ME) Journal Tribune
added Aug 13, 2016 19:25
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