COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland task force on electronic smoking devices is holding its first meeting.

Comptroller Peter Franchot is convening the Task Force on Electronic Smoking Devices on Tuesday in College Park, Maryland.

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The panel includes public health experts, students and elected officials from both parties.

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The meetings are scheduled to continue into early next year.

The panel is aiming to create a final report and submit recommended legislation to the Maryland General Assembly during the upcoming legislative session, which begins in January.

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