General Assembly Candidates Asked To State Positions On Cigarette Tax HikePaying more to smoke. Candidates for seats in the General Assembly are being asked to state their positions on a cigarette tax hike.
Md. Attorney General Doug Gansler Calls On Pharmacies To Stop Tobacco SalesFollowing the leaders. The Attorneys General of Maryland and 26 other states are asking pharmacy chains to stop selling tobacco products.
CVS Pulls Tobacco Products From Its Shelves; Baltimore Puts Smoking Bans On The TableThere’s strong reaction to that bold decision from CVS to stop selling tobacco products in stores. This as Baltimore City takes aim at smokers.
Md. Man Dies After Clothes Catch FireMontgomery County fire officials say a Kensington man has died after his clothes caught fire as he tried to light a cigarette on a stove.
Maryland Considers Raising The Legal Smoking Age To 21You can vote at 18. You can serve in the military at 18. But if some Maryland lawmakers have their way, 18 will be too young to smoke a cigarette.
Accused Md. Cigarette Smuggler Charged In N.Y. Murder-For-Hire PlotAn accused leader of a major East Coast cigarette-smuggling ring is facing more charges: plotting from a New York City jail to get witnesses killed.
Md. Brothers Charged In Multi-Million Dollar Cigarette Smuggling RingJust days after a major raid on a cigarette smuggling ring along the East Coast, WJZ has learned two brothers arrested are from Ocean City.
2 Sentenced In Md. Contraband Cigarette SchemeThe owner of a Prince George's County auto glass store has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for his role in a plot to traffic contraband cigarettes across state lines, and a second conspirator will spend a year and a half in prison.
Tobacco Farmers Turn Tradition For Health BenefitsWarning: The subject of this exploration will constrict your blood vessels, choke your windpipe and dispatch you to an early grave, 5 million of you a year. The most lucrative crop the Americas have ever seen, it kept the British at bay, kept the enslaved entrapped, kept Hollywood sexy. Until it didn't anymore.
Md. Man Pleads Guilty In Contraband Cigarette PlotThe owner of an auto glass store in Prince George's County has pleaded guilty in a plot to traffic millions of contraband cigarettes across state lines.
Md. Man Pleads Guilty In Untaxed Cigarette SchemeA Maryland man has pleaded guilty to conspiring with others in a scheme to transport and distribute untaxed cigarettes.