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[Maine] New e-cigarette rules go into effect next week

Sponsored by Rep. Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, the law prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in the same public places, such as restaurants, playgrounds and beaches, where smoking is banned. “This is a matter of public health,” McCabe said in a news release is
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:49

GOP lawmakers seek probe of Maine anti-tobacco program

Two Republican state lawmakers say they want more accountability from the Fund for a Healthy Maine...“We should know how much of that money is actually getting to the end user and how much is being used to pay for salaries,” he said. “And that’s the bigge
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Sep 17, 2015 11:11

[Maine] Air tank, smoking blamed in Old Town fire that killed 2

A couple and two pets died in a fire on Southgate Road on Saturday that was caused by careless smoking and an oxygen tank, state police said. Firefighters pulled Joseph Prekop, 67, and the family dog from the fire but could not resuscitate them. They dis
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2015 13:30

Maine's Sagadahoc County Properties Go Smoke-Free

Starting in September, everyone doing business, working or visiting Sagadahoc County property will be prohibited from using tobacco in any form. That includes e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and other forms of tobacco or nicotine-delivery devices. Jason
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:13

Maine landlord pleads not guilty in fire that killed 6

Investigators said improperly disposed smoking materials on the porch started the fire and the house didn't have functioning smoke detectors.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2015 20:16

Maine AG contends proposed bill would weaken Tobacco Control Act

called on Congress to vote against a proposal that would weaken the Tobacco Control Act. Mills, along with Indiana Attorney General Gregg Zoeller, argue that the new proposal also would limit the authority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to rev
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 14, 2015 21:00


Healthy Homes Innovation and Achievement in Public Policy: Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine – The Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine is a leader in the smoke-free housing movement for 13 years, is working to reduce involuntary exposure to second
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:29

[Maine] Lawmakers tell personal stories in "Touched by Tobacco" campaign

The Maine Public Health Association and Maine Cancer Foundation have launched a new video web series featuring several lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. Anne Haskell and Republican Rep. Matt Pouliot. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap and former broadc
WCSH-6 (Portland, ME)
added Jul 14, 2015 10:34

Maine AG pushes to add e-cigs to Tobacco Control Act

Mills is urging the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to act on its proposal to add e-cigarettes to the Tobacco Control Act, enabling the agency to regulate these nicotine products similarly to other tobacco products.
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Jun 22, 2015 07:55

[Maine] Cumberland County corrections officers fume over move to remove ‘smoke shack’

More than a dozen corrections officers who work at the Cumberland County Jail in Portland brought their contract negotiation grievances before county commissioners Monday night, their chief concern being the loss of a shack on jail property where officer
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jun 9, 2015 17:00
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