Maine

Maine Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Proposed

The effort to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco has made its way to Maine. Today, L.D. 1170 was introduced, which would raise the…

Cigar Stores in Maine Could Find Path to Becoming Cigar Lounges

Cigar stores in Maine could soon find themselves able to sell both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks as they might be able to get rebranded as…

Houlton, Maine Approves Parks Smoking Ban

Too much litter from cigarette butts has resulted in a complete ban on smoking and the use of all tobacco products in the parks of…

Smoking Ban Approved for Select Bangor, Maine Parks

A new smoking ban is coming to parks in Bangor, Maine, despite critics saying it didn’t go far enough in snuffing out tobacco use in…

Portland, Maine Increases Tobacco Purchase Age

The state of Maine has its first city that will be raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, as the Portland City…

Portland, Maine Begins Process of Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco

City leaders in Portland, Maine are scheduled to begin the process of raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco and nicotine delivery products tomorrow, when…

Sagadahoc County, Maine Makes County Property Tobacco Free

The smallest county in Maine is taking a big step in anti-tobacco policy, as the Sagadahoc County Board of Health has announced that as of…

Cape Elizabeth, Maine Bans Smoking in Fort Williams Park

Earlier this week, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council banned smoking in Fort Williams Park, ahead of the tourist season. The ban which covers tobacco products,…