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[Maryland] Live Casino & Hotel to open large outdoor smoking patio

Live Casino & Hotel is constructing a large smoking patio that it says will distinguish it from its rivals by offering table games, slot machines and a bar, all in an outdoor space. Smoking is barred inside Maryland’s six casinos. But the patio, called
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 21, 2018 00:44
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[Maryland] Calvert to consider park smoking ban

Prince Frederick, MD - Locals who want area parks to become smoke-free are hoping the Calvert County Commissioners will take the necessary action to make it happen. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the board conducted a work session on the proposal to impose a ban o
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Maryland] Woman's Doctor: Lung cancer No. 1 cause of cancer deaths

Mercy Medical Center Dr. Kiernan Brune said up to 20 percent of people who die from lung cancer are nonsmokers. "Smoking is by far the biggest risk factor for lung cancer, but other risk factors include certain environmental exposures like air pollution
WBAL-TV11 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 9, 2018 02:59
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[Maryland] Icon Honors Winners: Peter Angelos CEO, Partner Angelos Law

Angelos is one of the most well-known trial attorneys in Maryland and the nation....He also successfully brought a lawsuit on behalf of the state of Maryland against tobacco giant, Philip Morris. As a result, Angelos and his team successfully secured a $4
The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD)
added Dec 19, 2017 03:54
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[Maryland] Murtha Cancer Center Hosts Annual Lung Cancer Summit/Awareness Day

The battle against lung cancer requires a multi-faceted approach encompassing prevention, early detection, treatment, research and survivorship stressed speakers during the 5th annual lung cancer summit/lung cancer patient awareness day at Walter Reed Na
dcmilitary.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:12
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[Maryland] Neighbourhood characteristics and health outcomes: evaluating the association between socioeconomic status, tobacco store density and health outcomes in Baltimore City

median household income is inversely associated with tobacco store density, indicating poorer neighbourhoods in Baltimore City have greater accessibility to tobacco. Additionally, tobacco store density was linked to lower life expectancy, which underscore
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:56
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[Maryland] 'Corrective' tobacco ads to run in The Baltimore Sun, other media starting this weekend

“Too many Americans are harmed by cigarette smoking, which is the nation’s leading preventable cause of death and disease,” said Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, CDC director, in a statement when the report was released. “CDC will continue to use proven strategies
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 23, 2017 02:25
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[Maryland] Public housing becoming smoke-free

MARYLAND, USA - Beginning next summer, all public housing developments will become smoke-free. Officials are trying to get out in front of the issue by offering residents a way to kick the habit. The American Lung Association and the Amerigroup are n
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:13
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[Maryland] Hometown Hero: Sheila Ross of Eastport — A lung cancer survivor who became a leading lung cancer advocate

retired in January and is preparing to write a book...“The Politics of Lung Cancer.”...Ross was involved in a filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Justice Department lawsuit against the big tobacco companies...
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 15, 2017 15:15
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[Maryland] EBMEIER: CONSIDERING THE HAZARDS OF A SMOKE-FREE CAMPUS

a tobacco-free campus would decidedly not be tobacco-free. Instead, it would alienate smokers, endanger smokers by forcing them to leave campus frequently, and it would pose a fire safety hazard by contributing to indoor smoking. But this doesn’t have t
Loyola (MD) Greyhound
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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