Posts Tagged ‘cigarettes’

A Bangor man enjoys a cigarette during his smoke break.

Smoking has become a habit of the poor, raising the importance of public health work in Maine

on June 24, 2017, at 8:27 a.m.
There’s good news about smoking rates in Maine and the U.S. Overall, they have dropped significantly over recent decades. Except among the poor.
A woman smokes a Pall Mall cigarette. A bill that would hike the purchasing age in Maine for tobacco to 21 has been sent to the House of Representatives.

Maine bill would hike age to buy tobacco to 21, but still allow smoking at 18

By Christopher Cousins on June 22, 2017, at 1:51 p.m.
The bill only affects the legal purchasing age.

Judge blocks graphic images on cigarette packages

By Nedra Pickler, Associated Press on Nov. 07, 2011, at 12:42 p.m.