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Study ties MD alcohol tax increase to decline in gonorrhea cases

December 11, 2015

Baltimore Sun December 9, 2015 By Scott Dance Sexually transmitted diseases didn’t factor heavily into the debate when state lawmakers approved an increase in the sales tax on alcohol four years ago. But research published Wednesday suggests a surprising consequence to the levy: thousands of fewer cases of gonorrhea. Maryland recorded 7,400 cases of the […]... Read more »

Coalition calls MD’s alcohol tax a success

February 8, 2012

A coalition that pushed an alcohol tax increase last year is calling the tax a success and turning its efforts toward assuring that the new revenue is spent the way it was intended.... Read more »

First month of alcohol tax raises $6M

September 13, 2011

Maryland raised roughly $6 million in added revenue in July from a 50 percent increase in the state‚Äôs sales tax on alcohol... Read more »