Local Hospital Passes Strict Anti-Smoking RuleA 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.
Man Pleads Guilty In Plot To Distribute CigarettesA Pikesville man has pleaded guilty to plotting to distribute $6.6 million in contraband cigarettes.
Police Looking For Two Suspects In Armed RobberyPolice are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects in an armed robbery.
CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month EarlyAs 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.
Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Will Ban Smoking On GroundsThe Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will ban smoking on its grounds.
Md. Health Group Pushes For $1 Tobacco Tax HikeThe cost to keep smoking in Maryland may soon get even steeper. Another tobacco tax hike is being pushed for 2015.
Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of SmokingA growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.
$6.5M Bust: Foreign Prescription Drugs, Cigarettes Trafficked At Pikesville PharmacyEleven 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.
Police In Md. Seize 5,000 Packs Of CigarettesBerlin police have arrested a New Jersey man after more than 500 cases of cigarettes were found in a car during a traffic stop.
Study: Children's Use Of E-Cigarettes On The RiseChildren—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
Md. Fire Deaths Down 22 Percent In 2012The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says fire-related deaths in the state fell by 22 percent last year.
E-Cigarettes Don't Harm Heart, Study ShowsElectronic cigarettes do not appear to be bad for your heart, according to the first study to look at the effects.