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Poll shows Marylanders, Lower Shore residents support new cigarette tax

February 18, 2014

If the bill becomes law, DeMarco and others expect it would decrease youth smoking by 10 percent, lead 23,000 adult smokers to quit and save millions in heath care costs.... Read more »

Advocates’ stance: Higher taxes, less smoking

October 30, 2013

The Daily Record October 30, 2013 Bryan Sears The head of a group that spearheaded a $1 increase in the state‚Äôs tobacco tax five years ago wants another increase to combat what he called stagnated smoking rates among adults and children. Vincent DeMarco, president of Maryland Citizens Health Initiative, said the increase on cigarettes and […]... Read more »