ANNAPOLIS – As in years’ past, health advocates are asking Maryland lawmakers to increase the state’s tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products while the business community is asking them not to. A bill sponsored in the House by Del. ...Read More »
Maryland earns high marks for some of its cancer-related health policies, but needs to put more effort into preventing lung and skin cancer, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Specifically, lawmakers in Maryland ...Read More »
Thursday’s Supreme Court decision was a win for supporters of the Affordable Care Act, but advocates and officials in Maryland — where consumers weren’t in danger of losing insurance subsidies —are still working to implement the law’s goals. The cost ...Read More »
Advocates say there were several victories for health care in this year’s General Assembly session, but they worry that some much-needed changes won’t ultimately get funding from the governor. The final fiscal 2016 budget passed by lawmakers April 13 included ...Read More »
An anti-smoking group says victories in Maryland's primary election have improved the odds that an increase in the tobacco tax will become a reality in 2015.
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The Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative Wednesday released a radio ad Wednesday highlighting the difference between Sen. Nathaniel J. McFadden and Julius Henson on increasing the tobacco tax.Read More »