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Maryland Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21 Today

Maryland is officially part of the Tobacco 21 club, as today the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products increased to 21-years-old as part of...
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Maryland Flavored Tobacco Ban Proposed

A Maryland legislator said that he will introduce new legislation that will seek to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in the state. Del....
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St. Mary’s County, Md. Parks Tobacco Ban Begins Sept. 1

Parks in St. Mary’s County, Md. will be going tobacco-free as of Sept. 1, meaning a complete ban on smoking, the use of tobacco in...
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Maryland’s Governor to Sign Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Bill on Monday

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced that he will sign a bill raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the state to 21-years-old...
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Maryland Legislators Finalize Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Send to Governor

In mid-March, both chambers of the Maryland Legislature passed bills raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, except the two bills contained...
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Maryland Legislature Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

On Monday, both the Maryland House of Representatives and the Maryland Senate passed bills that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to...
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Montgomery County, Md. Expands Smoking Ban

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council voted unanimously in favor of an expansion to its smoking ban that will prohibit smoking in the outdoor areas...
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Maryland Bill Would Remove Premium Cigar Tax

A bill in Maryland could remove the tax on premium cigars in the state of Maryland. Currently, the tax on premium cigars is 15 percent...
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Maryland Legislators to Introduce Tobacco 21 Bill

Members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland are leading the charge to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the state to...
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Maryland Bill Would Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age from 18 to 21

A bill has been introduced in the Maryland legislature that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. H.B. 953...
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Salisbury, Md. Passes Parks Smoking Ban

On Monday, the Salisbury, Md. City Council passed a ban on smoking in the city’s parks, with the change going into effect immediately upon passage....
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