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[Maryland] LETTER: Keep casinos smoke-free

Moreover, I have seen many patrons who travel to our casino from neighboring states because they do like not being exposed to carcinogens like they are in their hometown casinos. I am urging our lawmakers not to be swayed by tobacco industry tactics and
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 22, 2016 22:29

State of tobacco: Can Maryland kick smoking without taxes?

Maryland lawmakers met Wednesday afternoon to consider legislation that would raise the state tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, while also mandating an additional $10 million in state spending on tobacco control and cessation programs beginni
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Feb 18, 2016 23:43

[Maryland] Md. House Republicans upset after bill stripped of public pot smoking provision

by the time the proposed legislation was approved by the House Judiciary Committee, it had been stripped of the provision for smoking pot in public. And that's when the fighting started.
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Feb 18, 2016 19:15

[Virginia] VIDEO: Tonight at 11: A smugglers route for illegal cigarettes coming into Maryland

In Virginia a carton of Newport's cost about $35. In Maryland that same carton cost $68 dollars...A smuggler would buy a carton of cigarettes in Virginia, sell it on the black market in Maryland and make about $30...At the Maryland/Virginia border, you c
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37

Bills Seek to Cut Maryland Cigar Tax in Half

A pair of bills currently moving through the Maryland legislature are trying to give premium cigar smokers a break at the cash register by cutting the cigar tax in half, at least for a few years. SB 320, introduced by Sens. John C. Astle, D-30, and Jame
added Feb 9, 2016 19:11

[Maryland] Law enforcement rally to keep public marijuana smoking a crime

More than two dozen law enforcement officers and prosecutors rallied in Annapolis Tuesday morning, hoping to persuade Democrats to let them continue seizing small amounts of cash from drug dealers and to keep it a crime to smoke marijuana in public.
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jan 13, 2016 07:43

Maryland Hospital Patient Critical After Lighting Cigarette

Maryland authorities say a 60-year-old man is in critical condition after lighting a cigarette in his hospital room. Investigators say the Steven K. Bock ignited his oxygen mask and surrounding bedding material when he lit the cigarette Saturday night in
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 11, 2016 18:26

[Maryland] Man, 60, critically burned smoking in hospital bed

hospital staff said they pulled an alarm after hearing a patient scream “fire” in room 302. Nursing staff found the patient in the room having trouble breathing and a small fire consisting of an oxygen mask and a blanket. Staff was able to put out the fi
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:27

[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Raise the smoking age to 21

The Institute of Medicine found that increasing the age to 21 would reduce smoking by 12 percent....We’re talking about young, impressionable adolescents who, for whatever reason, believe it’s “cool” to smoke and then get hooked at too young an age in a
The Frederick (MD) News-Post
added Jan 8, 2016 04:40

2 Maryland men jailed in $6.6 million cigarette scheme in New York

Two Maryland men charged with helping to sell more than $6.6 million in black market cigarettes in New York were sentenced in federal court this week. U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. sentenced Nikolay Zakharyan, 24, of Owings Mills to a year
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jan 6, 2016 18:47
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