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Doctors Warn Sitting Disease Could Become The New Smoking

But that efficiency can be deadly. For years, health experts have been warning about sitting disease, where sitting for long periods of time glue to your office seat, car seat, or in front of the TV could be hazardous.

11/05/2014

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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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No Butts About It: Local Hospital To Stop Hiring Smokers

Not hiring smokers. In an unusual move, a local hospital says it will no longer hire people who light up.

06/19/2014

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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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Smoking On The Beach May Soon Be Illegal In Ocean City

If you enjoy a cigarette on the beach in Ocean City you may not be able to light up there soon. The City Council is considering a ban.

04/01/2014

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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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CVS Pulls Tobacco Products From Its Shelves; Baltimore Puts Smoking Bans On The Table

There’s strong reaction to that bold decision from CVS to stop selling tobacco products in stores. This as Baltimore City takes aim at smokers.

02/06/2014

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CVS To Stop Selling Cigarettes & Tobacco

A bold step by one of the nation’s biggest pharmacy chains. CVS will stop selling cigarettes at stores nationwide, even though the decision could cost them billions in sales.

02/05/2014

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Watered-Down Pot Decriminalization Advances In D.C.

District of Columbia lawmakers took a long-awaited first step Tuesday toward decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, but not before watering down the bill to maintain criminal penalties for smoking in public.

02/04/2014

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Maryland Considers Raising The Legal Smoking Age To 21

You 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.

01/09/2014

The Great American Smokeout: Quit Smoking For Life

The 37th annual Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 21. Click on the link to learn more about quitting smoking.

11/21/2013

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Patient At Baltimore City Hospital Dies After Fire Breaks Out

A patient is dead after a fire ignites inside a hospital room. The circumstances are under investigation.

11/09/2013

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