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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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Health Advocates Propose Raising State Cigarette Tax To Curb Smoking

Higher taxes in Maryland may actually be saving lives. Health advocates announced the state cigarette tax is stopping people from smoking and now, they want to hike the tax even higher.

10/31/2013

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Smoking To Be Banned In Hagerstown Parks

Smoking is set to be banned at Hagerstown’s city-owned parks.

10/23/2013

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Study: Flavored Small Cigars Are Popular With Kids

Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use.

10/22/2013

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Former Smoker Who Appeared In Anti-Smoking Commercial Is Honored By CDC

The woman behind a dramatic and graphic anti-smoking commercial is being honored.

05/23/2013

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Some Sports Fans Fired Up About New Stadium Smoking Ban

Orioles and Ravens fans are about to be smoke-free. Some sports fans are supporting the new changes but others are fired up!

02/26/2013

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Maryland Stadium Authority Makes It Illegal To Smoke At Camden Yards & M&T Bank Stadium

If you need nicotine to get through a close match, you’ll be out of luck during next season’s Orioles or Ravens games.

02/25/2013

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Smoking On The Rise In Youth Movies

Onscreen tobacco use increased by 34% per movie last year in films targeted at children and teens.

10/01/2012

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Healthy Living In Old Age Can Add Six Years To Life

Following a healthy lifestyle can lead to a longer life, even among people who are already well into their 70s.

09/04/2012

CDC: New Smoking Patterns Are Cause For Alarm

The number of cigars and the amount of pipe tobacco used for roll-your-owns smoked each year is on the rise.

08/06/2012

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Md. Senate Votes To Ban Smoking In Cars With Kids

The Maryland Senate wants to prohibit drivers from smoking in cars if a child under the age of 8 is a passenger.

03/14/2012

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