Tobacco enforcement contract goes to Maine

Posted July 11, 2011, at 6:03 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — The federal Food and Drug Administration will present a $2.1 million, three-year tobacco compliance and enforcement contract to the state of Maine.

The contract, which will be announced Monday at the Calumet Club in Augusta, supplements compliance efforts to prevent the sale and distribution of tobacco to minors.

Speakers at a news conference include Lawrence Deyton of the FDA, Maine Attorney General William Schneider and Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew.

 

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