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[Maryland] Montgomery County Council votes to ban e-cigarettes in public places

passed a bill banning the use of electronic cigarettes in all places where traditional tobacco smoking is now prohibited, including county buildings, bars, restaurants and other businesses open to the public.
Washington Post
added Mar 10, 2015 16:42

EDITORIAL: Maryland's cigarette tax is saving lives

Nor is there any serious doubt that tax increases have played a critical role in cutting cigarette use, especially among price-sensitive teens. If Mr. Hogan intends to cut taxes, as he has promised, the tobacco tax is one he’d be well advised to leave in
Washington Post
added Dec 28, 2014 17:41

[Maryland] Nicotine patch, gum users won't be hired at hospital

Carroll Hospital Center campus has been a no-smoking zone since 1998, but in a decision announced on Thursday, the organization has taken its anti-smoking efforts to a new level: The hospital will no longer hire anyone who uses nicotine in any form — incl
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Sep 28, 2014 06:29

[Maryland] Anne Arundel Medical Center to ban tobacco use, stop hiring smokers

The hospital system, which employs more than 4,000 people, said the tobacco ban goes into effect July 1 and the ban on hiring tobacco users will begin in July 2015. AAMC officials said they want to be a role model for the community. “As health care provi
Capital Gazette Communications
added Jun 19, 2014 12:43

Maryland Zoo to bar smoking on grounds

Zoo spokeswoman Jane Ballentine said in an interview that visitors compared the zoo to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, where smoking is not allowed, and questioned the zoo's promotion of nature and conservation in light of its smoking policy. In addition to
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jun 19, 2014 03:18

[Maryland] 216 legislative candidates support $1 a pack cigarette tax hike

Two hundred sixteen (216) candidates for the Maryland General Assembly have signed a pledge to raise cigarette taxes next year by $1 a pack, disappointing a coalition of business groups that had asked candidates not to sign the promise.
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added May 29, 2014 14:19

[Maryland] EDITORIAL: City public-housing smoking under fire

we think it’s fair and reasonable. So does the group Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, whose website addresses this very issue: “The secondhand smoke from even one tenant smoking indoors can drift into multiple other units and cause health problems and re
The Frederick (MD) News-Post
added May 28, 2014 11:47

[Maryland] VIDEO: Baltimore County Council bans some outdoor smoking

County Council on Tuesday took a final vote to ban smoking in certain outdoor areas.
WBAL-TV11 (Baltimore, MD)
added Feb 20, 2014 04:16

[Maryland] Bill could cut smoking in Montgomery, Prince George’s public parks

The proposal, in a bill filed on Friday, would require action by the Maryland General Assembly. The ban would expand upon Montgomery’s current smoking prohibition, which applies to a variety of public places, such as government buildings, businesses and
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Feb 12, 2014 12:54

[Maryland] ROSNER: Navigating Health and Aging: No risk-free level of secondhand smoke

two young women drove up and parked in front of me, with cigarettes hanging from their mouths … windows up … and two car seats nestled in the back seat. One contained a toddler whose mother placed her in the cart with the cigarette still hanging from her
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Oct 6, 2013 06:16
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