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[Maryland] No opposition to smoking ban in county parks ($$)

Legislation to ban the use of tobacco products in county parks faced no opposition at its public hearing Tuesday night at the Cecil County Council’s legislative session.
Cecil (County, MD) Whig
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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[Maryland] Third-hand smoke could be making your pets sick

Dr. Martine Hartogensis a Veterinarian with the FDA says second and third-hand smoke can kill your pet. Third-hand smoke happens when those chemicals accumulate over time in things in your home: floors, rugs and furniture. "It can affect particularly an
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Mar 22, 2017 00:13

[Vietnam, Maryland] Lloyd Waters: The soliloquy of a cigar smoker

What would one do under such circumstance to lessen the burden of this nasty smell, you might ask? I did the only reasonable thing I could; I became a connoisseur of fine cigars. Now, I know what you’re thinking. How is it possible that you could put up
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Mar 16, 2017 21:10

[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Smoke-free hotels: A breath of fresh air

Montgomery County Del. Andrew Platt has introduced legislation to change that. His bill would simply remove the 25 percent exception, and thus ensure that every guest room in every hotel and motel across our state is smoke-free. The General Assembly shoul
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 10, 2017 02:22

[Maryland] Chance of large profits lures some through Md. for cigarette smuggling

I-95 is a known route for contraband smugglers, transporting anything from drugs to guns to cigarettes. In the case of 53-year-old Issaam Ali Ahmed, police say one of those equaled big money.
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58

[Maryland] GOLDMAN: I Wrote to Carlos the Jackal, and an Israeli’s Assassination Case Was Revived

I sent a copy to a man who might have known something about the murder: Ilich Ramírez Sánchez...Carlos the Jackal....Last month, the F.B.I. revealed that it had reopened its investigation into the killing of Colonel Alon. Why? An F.B.I. agent based in Pa
New York Times
added Jan 9, 2017 01:17
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[Maryland] Parks Smoking Ban Goes into Effect in Gaithersburg, Md. Today

A new parks smoking ban goes into effect today in Gaithersburg, Md., one of a handful of anti-smoking changes enacted by the city last October. Beginning today, smoking and vaping on all municipal property is prohibited with only a few exceptions. The b
added Jan 2, 2017 00:04

[Maryland] Gaithersburg Extends Smoking Ban to Include Vaping

City Council voted on October 17, 2016 to amend the City ordinances banning smoking and vaping on all municipal property with a few limited exceptions. The ban prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, vaping and e-cigarettes in all public buildings and on
added Dec 21, 2016 19:02

Maryland Judge Dismisses Negligence Suit Against Asbestos Manufacturer ($$)

on Nov. 16 granted a defense motion for summary judgment and dismissed a suit claiming that five workers were never warned that smoking cigarettes while working with asbestos can lead to lung cancer (James Harrell, et al. v. ACandS Inc., et al., No. 24X16
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:06

[Maryland] HUD to ban smoking in all federally subsidized public housing

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City, the largest in the state, operates 11,000 public housing units. The agency has not yet implemented a smoke-free policy, spokeswoman Tania Baker said. "It is our intent to fully comply with the rule within the pre
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Dec 2, 2016 18:19
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