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Maryland General Assembly: 2018 Public Health Legislation Recap 

Maryland General Assembly: 2018 Public Health Legislation Recap 

The New York Times released an article on April 2nd titled, "‘I Can’t Stop’: Schools Struggle With Vaping Explosion."

Most recent research has determined that although the majority of the population has quit smoking, many parts of the country that are low-income have not.

In Salisbury Maryland, legislation has been passed that bans smoking and vaping in all Salisbury parks, playgrounds, and other public places.  Not only is a ban being put in place, but there will also be strict enforcement of fines for those in violation of the ban. The ordinance could result in a fine of up to $500, with each repeat offense likely resulting in a $1,000 fine.

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