Ocean City, Md. Smoking Ban Starts May 1

The idea has been in the works for nearly a year, and on May 1 Ocean City, Md. will have a beach smoking ban just...
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Graded: The Ten Questions for 2014

At the start of every year since 2011, my colleague and halfwheel co-founder Charlie Minato has posted an editorial containing ten questions that he feels the...
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Ocean City, Md. Passes Smoking Ban for Beach and Boardwalk

A beach and boardwalk smoking ban in Ocean City, Md. has been in the works for several months, and on Tuesday night in finally came...
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Smoking Ban in Works for Beaches in Ocean City, Md.

A smoking ban is in the works for the beach areas of Ocean City, Md., with the expectation that it will be formally discussed at...
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Baltimore County Council Passes Smoking Restrictions in Parks

The Baltimore County Council has passed legislation that will limit where people can smoke in parks, prohibiting people from lighting up at playgrounds, tot lots, dog...
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Weekly News (February 17, 2014)

José Blanco Announces Señorial — And a cigar for Russia. Robert Caldwell Announces Caldwell Cigar Co. E.P. Carrillo & General Partner on Re+United Ortega HeavyDuty Announced...
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Two Maryland Counties Bring Park Smoking Ban to General Assembly

The Maryland counties of Montgomery and Prince George’s, neighboring counties just to the north of Washington, DC, are have joined forces on a bill that...
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Weekly News (February 10, 2014)

Crowned Heads Announces Las Calaveras Janny Garcia Teases La Antiguedad — Trademark is owned by J.G.G. Tobacco Holding Company, Inc., which lists Jaime García as president....
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95 Percent Tax Proposed In Maryland

In 2012, Maryland raised taxes on most tobacco products, except premium cigars. Now, as the call for more anti-tobacco programs, premium cigars face a dramatic...
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Bill to Raise Smoking Age to 21 Proposed in Maryland

Following similar pieces of aged-based legislation in New York City and various areas of Massachusettes, one Maryland state senator is introducing legislation to raise the...
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Weekly News (March 26, 2012)

Editor’s Note: Today is a slightly different note. Legendary sports historian Bert Sugar passed away yesterday at 75. Bert was a noted boxing historian and...
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