April 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 15, in Montgomery County

It’s tax day! Here are five more things to know today, April 15, in Montgomery County: 1. E-cigarette Tax: The County Council is considering an excise tax on e-cigarettes. 2. Free Range Parenting: The Meitivs vow to fight; read their latest statement here. 3. Health Warning: State officials are warning consumers of lead issues in […]

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February 23, 2014 | Staff Writer

State Delegate Introduces Electronic Cigarette Legislation

The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes has several Maryland state legislators concerned, including Montgomery County’s Delegate Aruna Miller (D-15th District) who is sponsoring legislation (HB 1292) that would include the “e-cigs” among other smoking products prohibited in public spaces. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices designed to look and feel like traditional cigarettes, using cartridges filled with […]

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September 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

E-Cigarettes Use Doubles Among Students

The percentage of U.S. middle and high school students who use electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, more than doubled from 2011 to 2012, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings from the National Youth Tobacco Survey show that the percentage of high school students who reported ever using an […]

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