A view of the City of Boston

(L) Salem is a coastal city off the Atlantic ocean, which is famous for the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.
(R) The sea is shallow, and the beach is clean. ( Atlantic Sea )

The State of Maine is located in the northeastern United States, with the Atlantic Ocean in the east.

It is known for its scenery its jagged, mostly rocky coastline, its low, rolling mountains, and its heavily forested interior
as well as for its seafood cuisine, especially lobsters and clams. The largest city is Portland and the capital is Augusta.
Estimated total population is about 1,300,000 in 2008.

Statewide smoking ban in maine

The sate of Maine has been banned smoking in restaurants since September 1999. State government prohibited
smoking in bars in January 2004.

(L) A 'welcome to Maine' sign board, at Kittery, Maine.
(R) No smoking sign board in the area within 50 feet ( 15.24 meters ), placed at the visitor Center of
Department of Transportation, Kittery, Maine.

Maine promotes smoke-free air policies to tourists.

Maine is using highway signs to promote its smoke-free air ordinance in public buildings as another reason for
vacationers to visit the state. The signs are intended to promote awareness among both visitors and residents
of Maine, who aren't familiar with the state's smoking restrictions.

(L) A big tree was turning yellow and a blue sky in a Massachusetts town. (R) Map source: University of Texas Libraries

Maine Bans Smoking While Driving with Youths

The state of Maine passed one of the most restrictive smoking bans in the United States.The action by the
Bangor City Council is to ban smoking in cars in which children under 18 are passengers, and to permit
police to stop a car if an adult is smoking while a child is a passenger. The smoking driver can be fined $50.
The ordinance is aimed at protecting children from secondhand smoke. The law came into effect in
September 2008.

Portland City, Maine Bans Smoking Outside at Restaurants.

The new state law bans smoking in outdoor dining areas. That includes restaurants, bars and snack bars.
The law is modeled after Portland's smoke-free outdoor dining ordinance. After September 2009, smokers
will not be able to light up when they are eating or drinking outside at restaurants.

Source: Suns News: Other Tobacco Products, September 13, 2009.

No-smoking sign plate at the entrance door in the Hampton Inn, Waterville, Maine
The percentage of smoking rooms is 10% of 81 total guest rooms.
Route 1, the major north-south US Highway, serving the east coast of the United States
(L)The road sign shows the distance to the Canadian border is 17 miles ( 27km ), 112 miles ( 179 km ) from this point.
(R) A warning sign plate is placed on highway to draw attention for a moose crossing.
A clear water river near the Route 201
A beautifully tinged mountain along the highway ( Route 201 )

A panoramic view of mountains in Quebec from the hilltop of the state of Maine

This information plate shows the history of the highway which links the areas of Quebec and Maine States.
The boundary of the United Sates and Canada

なっている。ただし、マサチューセッツ州内では、屋外での規制 がないため、建物出入口近辺でタバコを






米国ではどの州に行ってもタバコ販売現場で「Smoking Kills 」などの警告表示はない。この点はアイルランドや

ワシントンDC から南の終点、キーウエストの road end に立つ赤い STOP 標識まで何日もかけてドライブした

しかし、こうしたローカルな旅では予定をこなせないので、高速道路 Interstate 95に入る。米国は車なしには

Augusta の北、Waterville でこの日の日程を終えた。翌日はInterstate 95を離れてカナダのケベックシティに
繋がる 201号線に入る。途中の景色はすばらしい。道路の両側は美しい紅葉で彩られている。他に車をほとんど


Total Smoking Ban in USA and Canada

smorking ban bc canada BC Canada
smorking ban alberta canada Alberta
smorking ban Saskatchewan Saskatchewan 
smorking ban manitoba canada Manitoba 
smorking ban ontario canada Ontario 
smorking ban quebec canada Quebec 
smorking ban new Brunswick New Brunswick 
smorking ban nova scotia Nova Scotia 

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smorking ban Illinois USA Illinois 
smorking ban California USA California
smorking ban Beverly Hills California Beverly Hills 
smorking ban condominium Condominium of California
smorking ban Washington state State of Washington
smorking ban Oregon USA Oregon  
smorking ban Montana USA Montana
smorking ban Colorado USA Colorado
smorking ban Arizona USA Arizona 
smorking ban Maine USA Maine
smorking ban Vermont USA Vermont 
smorking ban Massachusetts Massachusetts
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smorking ban Maryland USA Maryland 
smorking ban Washington DC Washington,D.C.
smorking ban Virginia USA Virginia
smorking ban Minnesota USA Minnesota 
smorking ban Delaware USA Delaware 
smorking ban Ohio USA Ohio 
smorking ban Iowa USA Iowa 
smorking ban Utah USA Utah 
smorking ban Rhode Island Rhode Island 
smorking ban Nevada USA Nevada 
smorking ban Michigan USA Michigan 
smorking ban Wisconsin USA Wisconsin

USA and CANADA 2007

Arrival to Boston State of Maine to the Canadian Border Quebec City Autumn-tinted Quebec, Montreal Ottawa
Vermont and New Hampshire Boston  Boston Railway Boston Subway  Amtrak Acela Express  Manhattan1
Manhattan2 New York Railway  New York Subway and JFK Airport

USA and CANADA 2010
Washington, DC Ontario Michigan

Canada 2011
British Columbia Alberta  Trip to Canada 2011 Vancouver North Vancouver Whistler
Skytrain  VIA train Jasper Icefield and Bow Summit Emerald Lake Lake Louise Banff Calgary
Edmonton Hospitals in BC and Alberta Tobacco control in B.C. and Alberta 2011

 Photography: North-eastern USA 2007

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All photographs were taken in October 2007, unless otherwise described.
The article was written in October 2007, and revised in November 2009,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.

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Special Note: 日本語表示

 Russia unduly occupies our Northern Territories of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
  Domestic travel in Japan
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Stop merging war criminals and war victims at Yasukuni Shrine.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

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