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[Maryland, New York, Virginia] Comptroller’s FED Agents Assist in Two-State Illegal Cigarettes Probe

Agents from the Comptroller of Maryland’s Field Enforcement Division (FED) assisted Maryland State Police and the Henrico County (Va.) Police Department, as well as federal and state law enforcement agencies, in a nearly two-year investigation of illegal
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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[Pennsylvania] University of Maryland team uses Amish to study ill effects of secondhand smoke

"It was surprising that we found anything at all, and I think that this really tells us how detrimental secondhand smoke can be," said Reed, who is also a pulmonary and critical care specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. "I think there
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 9, 2017 14:45
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[Maryland] Baltimore beckons BAT scientists for key international tox conference

Top scientists from BAT headed to Maryland, USA to present new research at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The SOT Opens new window is a US-based professional association “dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing t
BAT Science.com
added Mar 29, 2017 15:59
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[Maryland] Rockville considers smoking ban on restaurant patios

If it is approved, smokers could be fined for lighting up in the outdoor eating areas of local bars and restaurants. Adam Zimmerman is a longtime advocate of smoke-free spaces in Rockville, now pushing for the city’s smoking ban to apply to outside dining
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43
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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Rockville can lead the way on smoke-free outdoor dining

On Monday, the Rockville City Council will hold a public hearing... When it comes to smoke-free outdoor dining areas, science, economics and health are all firmly on our side. Everybody wins. I look forward to the day in the very near future when this pol
Washington Post
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[Maryland] No opposition to smoking ban in county parks ($$)

Legislation to ban the use of tobacco products in county parks faced no opposition at its public hearing Tuesday night at the Cecil County Council’s legislative session.
Cecil (County, MD) Whig
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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[Maryland] Third-hand smoke could be making your pets sick

Dr. Martine Hartogensis a Veterinarian with the FDA says second and third-hand smoke can kill your pet. Third-hand smoke happens when those chemicals accumulate over time in things in your home: floors, rugs and furniture. "It can affect particularly an
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Mar 22, 2017 00:13
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[Vietnam, Maryland] Lloyd Waters: The soliloquy of a cigar smoker

What would one do under such circumstance to lessen the burden of this nasty smell, you might ask? I did the only reasonable thing I could; I became a connoisseur of fine cigars. Now, I know what you’re thinking. How is it possible that you could put up
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Mar 16, 2017 21:10
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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Smoke-free hotels: A breath of fresh air

Montgomery County Del. Andrew Platt has introduced legislation to change that. His bill would simply remove the 25 percent exception, and thus ensure that every guest room in every hotel and motel across our state is smoke-free. The General Assembly shoul
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 10, 2017 02:22
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[Maryland] Chance of large profits lures some through Md. for cigarette smuggling

I-95 is a known route for contraband smugglers, transporting anything from drugs to guns to cigarettes. In the case of 53-year-old Issaam Ali Ahmed, police say one of those equaled big money.
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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