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[Maryland] Montgomery County Council votes to ban e-cigarettes in public places

passed a bill banning the use of electronic cigarettes in all places where traditional tobacco smoking is now prohibited, including county buildings, bars, restaurants and other businesses open to the public.
Washington Post
added Mar 10, 2015 16:42

[District of Columbia, Maryland] For man vaping on Metro, only etiquette laws were broken

D.C. transit riders: Definitely don’t smoke marijuana out of any device on the Metro. Don’t smoke cigarettes. And smoking an e-cigarette on the Metro is bad etiquette, but, well, it won’t land you behind bars.
Washington Post
added Mar 10, 2015 12:38
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[Maryland] E-Cigarettes Extinguished in Montgomery County

Council unanimously approved Bill 56-14 on Tuesday, banning the use of e-cigarettes in public places where traditional cigarette smoking is banned. The bill will now move to Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett for approval; it will go into effect 91 d
added Mar 5, 2015 14:04

[Maryland] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes: Still a mystery

We hope the CDC will make haste in giving us answers. The easiest way to cap the e-cigarette debate in quick time would be to impose an all-encompassing federal ban. But that would be neither universally popular nor obeyed. Government edicts are funny t
Cecil (County, MD) Whig
added Feb 24, 2015 14:40

[Maryland] WEISS: Ban e-cigarettes for kids

the bill before the council...would go further by prohibiting minors from using e-cigarettes and banning the products in all places where the county forbids tobacco use.
Washington Post
added Feb 21, 2015 21:21

[Maryland] AACC joins others in no-tobacco policy

Before class at Anne Arundel Community College, Devin Valcin stepped outside for a cigarette...come July, AACC students won't be able to walk 25 feet from any given building for a cigarette. They'll have to go to their cars, thanks to a new policy the co
Capital Gazette Communications
added Feb 21, 2015 20:57

[Maryland] ATLAS: Don't rush to ban e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are prohibited, though they have no significant impact on public health. Therefore, the Clean Indoor Air Act would be banning e-cigarette use, only harmful to the user, on the same properties in which drinking is allowed.
The Diamondback (UMD-College Park)
added Feb 12, 2015 10:39

[Maryland] Md. Health Advocates Push Increase in Tobacco Tax

The Healthy Maryland Initiative is set for a hearing Wednesday before a Senate committee. The proposed legislation would increase the state’s tobacco tax by one dollar per pack.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2015 14:44

New Campaign! Healthy Maryland Initiative

Our Healthy Maryland Initiative aims to increase the tax on cigarettes and non cigarette tobacco products, reduce teen tobacco use and to raise $100 million for critical health care and public health needs. The money raised by the tax would to to restore
Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative Education Fund
added Feb 4, 2015 14:43

[Maryland] Rehoboth Includes Electronic Cigarette Use in Smoking Ban

At a regular meeting held on Friday Jan. 16, the board decided the addition of e-cigarettes to the smoking ban would be effective immediately in all areas where smoking is currently banned including the beach, boardwalk and bandstand area.
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:34
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