Smugglers Crossing State Lines To Avoid Sales Taxes Cost States BillionsAlcohol and tobacco taxes make millions for Maryland and the State wants to keep it that way.
Trying To Snuff Out The Habit: Graphic Ads Targeting Smokers Send A Powerful MessageThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out new ads to show what it's like to live every day with disability from smoke.
No Butts About It: Local Hospital To Stop Hiring SmokersNot hiring smokers. In an unusual move, a local hospital says it will no longer hire people who light up.
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.
Md. Attorney General Doug Gansler Calls On Pharmacies To Stop Tobacco SalesFollowing the leaders. The Attorneys General of Maryland and 26 other states are asking pharmacy chains to stop selling tobacco products.
CVS Pulls Tobacco Products From Its Shelves; Baltimore Puts Smoking Bans On The TableThere’s strong reaction to that bold decision from CVS to stop selling tobacco products in stores. This as Baltimore City takes aim at smokers.
CVS To Stop Selling Cigarettes & TobaccoA 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.
Authorities Thwart Smuggling Attempt At JailMaryland prison officials say they used closed-circuit cameras to stop an attempt to smuggle marijuana, tobacco and a cell phone into the troubled Baltimore city jail.
Tobacco Remains Way Of Life In Southern Md.Along a busy road in Calvert County, Md., a crop is being harvested that may surprise some: tobacco.
Study: Ebola Treatment Grown In Tobbaco Shows PromiseA new study authored by Army scientists at Fort Detrick reports that a treatment grown in tobacco plants cured three of seven monkeys that developed symptoms from the deadly Ebola virus.
Md. Honors Prosecutors In Key Civil Rights CaseThree Maryland lawyers are being honored for their prosecution of a tobacco farmer who was charged in the death of a Baltimore waitress 50 years ago.
More Than 40 States Get An 'F' For Tobacco ControlFor its efforts to lessen smoking last year, the Obama administration is getting three D's and an F.