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Hearings in Annapolis

February 12, 2014

Hearings for our Healthy Maryland Initiative (HB 443/SB 589) proposal to fund expanded public health programs with a $1.00 increase in the state’s tobacco tax will be held  on Thursday, February 20 at 1:00PM in the House Ways and Means Committee and on Wednesday, February 26th at 1pm at the Senate Budget and Tax Committee. We hope you can join us! Thanks to Del Luedtke, Del. Frush, and […]... Read more »

Maryland health group tries again for $1 tax hike on cigarettes

November 15, 2012

The tax increase would build on previous increases to the tobacco tax and play an important role in funding anti-smoking programs for teenagers and other public health needs... Read more »

Media Advisory

November 12, 2012

On November 14, 2012 at 11am on Lawyers’ Mall in front of the State House in Annapolis, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will join local government, student, teacher and faith leaders to call for a dollar increase in the state tobacco tax to reduce teen smoking and fund health care and public health needs. ... Read more »