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Tag Archives: smoking ban

Bill renews call to ban smoking in cars with kids

ANNAPOLIS — A bill to ban smoking in a car with a child, which has been stopped in committee four years running, may finally make it to the floor of the House of Delegates this year. The bill has more ...

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With new year, new laws take effect in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Power suppliers that sell electricity in Maryland will have to buy more energy from solar sources under a new law taking effect Saturday. While most new laws passed in the 2010 legislative session already have taken effect, the ...

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Multimedia: Before start of smoking ban, a “Last Hurrah”

With the state’s smoking ban in effect as of this weekend, many Baltimore-area bars and restaurants held a final hurrah on Thursday night. Photographer Rich Dennison was at Morton’s the Steakhouse to cover a 55-person event where cigar aficionados bid ...

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Odors unleashed

When Maryland’s ban on smoking in bars and restaurants takes effect next year, patrons and bar-owners could be in for an unpleasant (smelling) surprise. British media outlets are reporting that a recent smoking ban there had the unintended consequence of ...

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