Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire-related deaths in the state fell by 22 percent last year.
Electronic cigarettes do not appear to be bad for your heart, according to the first study to look at the effects.
A former Prince George’s County police officer has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his role in an extortion scheme involving the trafficking of contraband cigarettes and alcohol.
Maryland residents would not be able to smoke in a vehicle with a passenger younger than 8, under a measure that has received preliminary approval in the state Senate.
Public health advocates want lawmakers to consider raising taxes on tobacco products.
Cigarettes smuggled across state lines are costing the state of Maryland big bucks. Now officials are cracking down.
Anti-smoking crusaders are stoking the fire for another tax hike on cigarettes, which would bring the state tax to $3 a pack.
As criminal enterprises go, cigarette smuggling is safer than dealing heroin. As illegal business goes, it’s booming.
A former Prince George’s County police officer has pleaded guilty to helping transport and distribute untaxed cigarettes and alcohol in Maryland and elsewhere.
The city of Frederick is considering banning smoking in city parks.