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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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[Maryland] Hometown Hero: Sheila Ross of Eastport — A lung cancer survivor who became a leading lung cancer advocate

retired in January and is preparing to write a book...“The Politics of Lung Cancer.”...Ross was involved in a filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Justice Department lawsuit against the big tobacco companies...
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 15, 2017 15:15
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[Maryland] Public housing becoming smoke-free

MARYLAND, USA - Beginning next summer, all public housing developments will become smoke-free. Officials are trying to get out in front of the issue by offering residents a way to kick the habit. The American Lung Association and the Amerigroup are n
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:13
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[Maryland] EBMEIER: CONSIDERING THE HAZARDS OF A SMOKE-FREE CAMPUS

a tobacco-free campus would decidedly not be tobacco-free. Instead, it would alienate smokers, endanger smokers by forcing them to leave campus frequently, and it would pose a fire safety hazard by contributing to indoor smoking. But this doesn’t have t
Loyola (MD) Greyhound
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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[Maryland] People Raise Concern Over Smoking Outside the Wicomico Public Library

Some people took to Facebook to voice their concerns over people smoking too close to the Wicomico Public Library. The building currently has multiple signs lining the building that say "no smoking." Right now the current policy enforces smokers to sta
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:11
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[Maryland] One in four Arundel shops sold tobacco to minors during sting Illegal cigarette sales

Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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[Maryland] Salisbury gives final OK to smoking ban

An ordinance that bans smoking and vaping at Salisbury’s parks, playgrounds and other public spaces won final approval from the Salisbury City Council. The ban applies to all areas of the City Park, including all parking areas, trails, picnic island, th
DelmarvaNow.com
added Sep 15, 2017 02:08
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[Maryland] Public Smoking and Vaping Ban Takes Effect in Salisbury

Smoking and vaping in public parks and other public-owned spaces in Salisbury is now illegal. The City Council voted Monday night to pass an ordinance that prohibits smoking or vaping in, on, or within 25 feet of all public parks and public-owned propert
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:17
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