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[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

[Maryland] Tobacco settlement aids cancer research, diagnosis and treatment

Cullen is working with state programs to fund cancer research. Much of this funding comes from the Master Settlement Agreement of 1998, which allocated restitution money paid by the tobacco companies across 46 states in an effort to combat tobacco-relate
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Jan 6, 2016 16:43

Smoking prevention gets just small slice of Maryland’s $2.3B from tobacco settlement

But about 15 years and $2.3 billion later — and despite the creation of the state’s Cigarette Restitution Fund to deter and repair damage from tobacco — smoking remains a statewide health concern....tobacco lobbyist Bruce Bereano, thought states used it
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Jan 5, 2016 19:10

[Maryland] Despite $2 billion tobacco settlement, Md. still smoking

To successfully combat smoking, Anne Arundel Medical Center would need to receive $1 million per year from the county health department, officials said. This year, the center received about $20,000. That gap is part of why the hospital system is only addr
Easton (MD) Star-Democrat
added Dec 29, 2015 17:38

[Maryland] Editorial: Fighting the good fight against smoking

We believe becoming more aggressive in fighting this disease, even if that means a modest increase in funding, would help keep minors from ever starting in the first place.
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Dec 22, 2015 05:20

Maryland reduces tobacco sales to minors, for now

The number of vendors illegally selling tobacco products to minors in Maryland has decreased significantly since last year, reversing a two-year trend of increasing sales, according to new data from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. I
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Dec 20, 2015 18:56

[Maryland] JBA boosts tobacco cessation to 60 percent

Goff motivated the runners during a kickoff announcement citing that during the past five years tobacco usage on Joint Base Andrews has decreased by 60 percent. “We’ve been trying to decrease tobacco use and decrease supportive environments since my arri
added Nov 27, 2015 15:32

[Maryland] Chesapeake Urology Encourages Individuals To Get Educated About Bladder Cancer During Bladder Health Awareness Month

November is National Bladder Health Awareness month ... "The number one thing you can do to help prevent bladder cancer is to quit smoking," emphasized Dr. Dickstein. Chemicals in tobacco smoke are absorbed
PR Newswire
added Nov 23, 2015 23:59
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