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[Maryland] LETTER: Raising age to legally buy tobacco promotes disrespect of the law

As a public health professional, I have to disagree with The Baltimore Sun....and my more orthodox public health colleagues... To come now and say to young adults that “you are old enough now to do all the above adult activities, except drink alcohol and
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 24, 2018 14:04
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[Maryland] Critchlow Adkins St. Michaels Receives Smoking Restitution Grant

“Since November, our children have been and will continue to be involved in curriculum activities and hands-on projects to increase awareness of the effects of tobacco use, and to promote healthy lifestyles,” said Marlene Thomas, site director. “We encou
Easton (MD) Star-Democrat
added Feb 23, 2018 16:52
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[Maryland] U.S. Surgeon General talks tobacco and cigarette smoking in Baltimore

Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams gave the keynote speech Thursday to members of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco... He grew up working on his grandfather’s tobacco farm in St. Mary’s County...But his grandfather was also a life-long smo
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 23, 2018 16:26
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[Maryland] Live Casino & Hotel to open large outdoor smoking patio

Live Casino & Hotel is constructing a large smoking patio that it says will distinguish it from its rivals by offering table games, slot machines and a bar, all in an outdoor space. Smoking is barred inside Maryland’s six casinos. But the patio, called
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 21, 2018 00:44
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[Maryland] Calvert to consider park smoking ban

Prince Frederick, MD - Locals who want area parks to become smoke-free are hoping the Calvert County Commissioners will take the necessary action to make it happen. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the board conducted a work session on the proposal to impose a ban o
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Maryland] Woman's Doctor: Lung cancer No. 1 cause of cancer deaths

Mercy Medical Center Dr. Kiernan Brune said up to 20 percent of people who die from lung cancer are nonsmokers. "Smoking is by far the biggest risk factor for lung cancer, but other risk factors include certain environmental exposures like air pollution
WBAL-TV11 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 9, 2018 02:59
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[Maryland] Icon Honors Winners: Peter Angelos CEO, Partner Angelos Law

Angelos is one of the most well-known trial attorneys in Maryland and the nation....He also successfully brought a lawsuit on behalf of the state of Maryland against tobacco giant, Philip Morris. As a result, Angelos and his team successfully secured a $4
The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD)
added Dec 19, 2017 03:54
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[Maryland] Murtha Cancer Center Hosts Annual Lung Cancer Summit/Awareness Day

The battle against lung cancer requires a multi-faceted approach encompassing prevention, early detection, treatment, research and survivorship stressed speakers during the 5th annual lung cancer summit/lung cancer patient awareness day at Walter Reed Na
dcmilitary.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:12
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[Maryland] Neighbourhood characteristics and health outcomes: evaluating the association between socioeconomic status, tobacco store density and health outcomes in Baltimore City

median household income is inversely associated with tobacco store density, indicating poorer neighbourhoods in Baltimore City have greater accessibility to tobacco. Additionally, tobacco store density was linked to lower life expectancy, which underscore
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:56
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[Maryland] 'Corrective' tobacco ads to run in The Baltimore Sun, other media starting this weekend

“Too many Americans are harmed by cigarette smoking, which is the nation’s leading preventable cause of death and disease,” said Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, CDC director, in a statement when the report was released. “CDC will continue to use proven strategies
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 23, 2017 02:25
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