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Tobacco & Alcohol Contraband Violations Have Increased In Md.

Millions of tax dollars are going up in smoke. The Maryland comptroller’s office is cracking down on cigarette smuggling.

07/25/2012

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ATF Agent Shoots Man During Arrest Of ‘Gang Of Armed Robbers’

A suspect is shot as agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Baltimore Police arrest what they call a “gang of armed robbers.”

06/14/2012

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ATF Agents & Baltimore Police Raid, Arrest Gang Of Armed Robbers

A suspect is shot as agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Baltimore police arrest what they call a “gang of armed robbers”.

06/14/2012

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Health Advocates Want Increase On Tobacco Taxes

Public health advocates want lawmakers to consider raising taxes on tobacco products.

03/07/2012

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Lawmakers & Health Groups Advocate Increasing The Md. Cigar Tax

Maryland smokers brace for another tax hike, this time on products other than cigarettes.

01/26/2012

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Feds Join Baltimore Police In Probing Northwest Baltimore Fire Bombings

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) joins city police investigating a series of fire bombings in Northwest Baltimore targeting homes at random.

12/02/2011

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Tobacco Farmers Turn Tradition For Health Benefits

Warning: The subject of this exploration will constrict your blood vessels, choke your windpipe and dispatch you to an early grave, 5 million of you a year. The most lucrative crop the Americas have ever seen, it kept the British at bay, kept the enslaved entrapped, kept Hollywood sexy. Until it didn’t anymore.

11/21/2011

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Baltimore School Officials On The Lookout For Pot Bracelets

A piece of jewelry is causing controversy in schools. A dual-purpose ankle or arm bracelet could lead to suspension or arrest.

11/09/2011

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Health Group To Push $1 Increase In Tobacco Tax

A Maryland health group is planning to push for a $1 increase in the state’s tobacco tax.

10/05/2011

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Jayson Stark Live

No chewing in baseball?

105.7 The Fan–04/07/2011

Smoking Ban

Ocean City Bans Smoking In Parks, Playgrounds

The Ocean City Town Council has voted to ban smoking at some parks and playgrounds in town.

03/23/2011

Smoking Ban

Ocean City Rejects Resort-Wide Ban On Smoking

The Ocean City Council has rejected a smoking ban throughout the resort, instead creating voluntary smoking areas on the beach and Boardwalk.

12/22/2010

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