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Local Hospital Passes Strict Anti-Smoking Rule

A tough new anti-smoking law goes into effect at a major local hospital. From now on, employees who want to work at Anne Arundel Medical Center will have to pass a test to prove they’re nicotine-free.

07/14/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty In Plot To Distribute Cigarettes

A Pikesville man has pleaded guilty to plotting to distribute $6.6 million in contraband cigarettes.

03/11/2015

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Police Looking For Two Suspects In Armed Robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects in an armed robbery.

11/27/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Will Ban Smoking On Grounds

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will ban smoking on its grounds.

06/19/2014

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Md. Health Group Pushes For $1 Tobacco Tax Hike

The cost to keep smoking in Maryland may soon get even steeper. Another tobacco tax hike is being pushed for 2015.

05/28/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

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$6.5M Bust: Foreign Prescription Drugs, Cigarettes Trafficked At Pikesville Pharmacy

Eleven people are indicted on federal charges after FBI agents find they trafficked more than $6 million in contraband cigarettes and foreign prescription drugs through a popular pharmacy and restaurant in Pikesville.

12/12/2013

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Police In Md. Seize 5,000 Packs Of Cigarettes

Berlin police have arrested a New Jersey man after more than 500 cases of cigarettes were found in a car during a traffic stop.

12/11/2013

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Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/18/2013

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Md. Fire Deaths Down 22 Percent In 2012

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire-related deaths in the state fell by 22 percent last year.

01/10/2013

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E-Cigarettes Don’t Harm Heart, Study Shows

Electronic cigarettes do not appear to be bad for your heart, according to the first study to look at the effects.

09/04/2012

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