Maryland Health Officials Prepare For Smoking Age IncreaseStarting Tuesday, the age for buying tobacco products in Maryland will increase from 18 to 21.
Half Of Tobacco, Vape Shops Don't ID Teens, Undercover Research FindsAn undercover operation in California found that half of tobacco and vape shops failed to check IDs for teens purchasing e-cigarettes and other nicotine products, despite a state law raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21.
Gov. Hogan Signs Bill Raising Legal Age To Buy Tobacco To 21Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill that raised the age from 18 to 21. 
Walmart To Raise Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco, E-Cigarettes To 21The company will stop selling sweet-flavored e-cigarettes, which have become popular among teenagers.
Md. House Approves Bill Raising Legal Age To Buy Tobacco, Vaping Products From 18 To 21The Maryland General Assembly has approved a bill raising the legal age to buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21.
Advocates Push to Raise Legal Smoking Age From 18 To 21Health advocates in Annapolis met Monday with lawmakers to convince them to consider a bill that would make it illegal for anyone under 21 to buy tobacco products.
Juul Ramped Up Nicotine Levels, Competitors Followed, Study Says Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs spurred a "widespread rush" of companies seeking to boost their own nicotine concentrations in order to mirror Juul's success, according to a paper published Thursday in the BMJ journal Tobacco Control.
Comptroller Decries Bill To Take Regulatory Power Over Alcohol, Tobacco, Gas From HimMaryland's comptroller is denouncing a measure that would take regulatory powers over alcohol, tobacco and gasoline away from his office.
Caucus Pushes To Raise The Age For Buying Tobacco To 21The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland is concerned about the toll smoking has taken on the African-American community and is leading an effort to impose restrictions on access to tobacco.
New Proposal Would Raise Tobacco Sales Age to 21Maryland students and representatives are working to pass legislation that would raise the minimum sales age of all tobacco products to 21.
Tobacco Companies Running Ads On Dangers Of CigarettesTobacco companies were court-ordered to run advertisements telling the truth about the dangers of cigarettes and secondhand smoke.