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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
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[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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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Trump should keep HUD's smoke-free rule

the lens through which the new administration should look at this is not one of personal freedom but of the real estate business; after all, Mr. Trump is about to be the landlord for nearly 1.2 million units nationwide. One study found that it costs an ex
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Dec 2, 2016 17:30
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[California, Maryland] AUDIO: Growing Numbers Of Teens Now Smoking E-Cigarettes

The study shows E-cigarettes without nicotine can also lead to the use of other tobacco products. In Maryland, those under the age of 18 are not legally allowed to buy vapor products.
WJZ 13 (Baltimore, MD)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:43
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[Maryland, New York] Comptroller’s Field Enforcement Officers Seize Nearly $173K in Untaxed Tobacco Products

Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that his Field Enforcement Division (FED) assisted in charges brought against four men from Baltimore and New York. Maryland State Police (MSP) and Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MDTAP) made three sepa
Comptroller of Maryland
added Nov 21, 2016 21:50
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[Delaware, Maryland] DRBA implements smoking and tobacco ban

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the Delaware River and Bay Authority will join a growing list of government agencies, institutions of higher learning, businesses, and others to adopt a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus policy. The authority's new policy prohibi
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Nov 16, 2016 16:51
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[New York, Virginia, West Virginia] Maryland man pleads guilty to unlawful cigarette smuggling

Alsaidi participated in a cigarette smuggling operation designed to transport large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. He pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Cigarettes” and faces up to f
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:59
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College of Southern Maryland to go smoke free

CSM announced last week that as of Jan. 1, 2017, all of its campuses will go smoke free. The policy will apply to all those entering onto CSM properties, including students, faculty, staff, volunteers, contractors, visitors and others. All events hosted
Southern Maryland Newspapers
added Nov 2, 2016 14:11
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[Maryland, Pennsylvania] Pa. Can Keep $126M After SCOTUS Rejects Tobacco Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and others challenging a Pennsylvania court ruling that modified a national settlement over tobacco-related health care costs in a way that saved th
The Legal Intelligencer
added Oct 14, 2016 17:42
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[Maryland, Pennsylvania] Justices Won't Review Tobacco Cos.' $125M Payment To Pa. ($$)

lost a bid on Tuesday to have the U.S. Supreme Court review a decision that allowed Pennsylvania to receive a $125 million payment as part of a nationwide settlement over smoking-related health costs....
Law360
added Oct 11, 2016 21:34
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