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[Maryland] June: A Public Workshop – Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health

The purpose of this workshop is to gather scientific information and stimulate discussion among scientists about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). This is the final of three workshops intended to obtain information on e-cigarettes and the public heal
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 1, 2015 12:48

[Maryland] University reevaluates campus smoking policy

Vice Provost for Student Affairs Kevin Shollenberger has formed a committee to evaluate the smoking policy at the Homewood and Peabody campuses. The committee plans to either make the campuses smoke-free or to limit smoking to designated outdoor areas.
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Apr 23, 2015 10:33

[Maryland] Could taxing e-cigarettes help supplement Montgomery County’s budget?

Beginning in June in Montgomery County, it will be against the law to smoke electronic cigarettes in the same public places...On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council is expected to introduce a bill taxing e-cigarettes and other vaping or e-cigarette pro
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Apr 14, 2015 10:50

[Maryland] Springdale man dies after cigarette sparks house fire

When crews arrived at the two-story home, they found an 83-year-old man with burns to more than 80 percent of his body. A cigarette lit his clothing and started the fire, which family members in the home put out after smoke detectors went off, authorities
Washington Post
added Apr 6, 2015 17:03

The association of area-level social class and tobacco use with adverse breast cancer characteristics among white and black women: evidence from Maryland, 1992-2003

Area-level tobacco consumption may capture cases' direct use and second hand smoke exposure, but also may identify neighborhoods with excess cancer-related behavioral or environmental exposures, beyond those measured by social class.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:32

[Maryland] Ocean City finalizes smoking restrictions

Smokers will have to stand to the back of the beach near the dunes, or keep it within 15 feet of a Boardwalk ashtray. The law comes with a $500 fine for violators, though resort officials are saying the rule will have to be self-policed.
added Mar 19, 2015 11:31

[Maryland, New York] Pikesville man pleads guilty in $6.6 million contraband cigarette scheme

to conspiracy to receive, possess, sell and distribute more than $6.6 million in contraband cigarettes. Prosecutors said 41-year-old Ilgar Rakhamimov is set to be sentenced June 11 and will also face a $50,000 fine.
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:17

[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
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