May 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Releases Statement on New FDA Regulations for E-Cigarettes

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen issued the following statement, today, after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued sweeping new rules that regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their sale to minors: “Last year, the County Council unanimously approved my bill to ban the use of electronic cigarettes wherever traditional tobacco smoking is prohibited and […]

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March 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Jamie Raskin on ‘Alex and Calvin’s Law’ (VIDEO)

Jamie Raskin is running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District seat. Raskin recently stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to record his candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Raskin in the newsroom and in this Extra video, he talks about “Alex and Calvin’s Law.” Adults who serve alcohol can now potentially face a one-year jail sentence. […]

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February 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Hucker to Introduce Bill Banning Indoor Tanning for Those Under 18

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is planning to introduce a bill that would prohibit those 18-and-under from using indoor tanning facilities. Currently, minors are allowed to use tanning facilities if accompanied by an adult in Montgomery County. Hucker is the lead sponsor of Bill 5-16. He plans to introduce the tanning bill ban at the […]

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November 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Council Approves Increased Penalties for Selling Tobacco Products to Minors

The Montgomery County Council today unanimously enacted Bill 41-15 that will increase penalties for selling tobacco to minors. The Council, sitting as the County’s Board of Health, also introduced a resolution today that, if approved, would make the legislation apply in the municipalities of Montgomery County. A public hearing on that resolution is scheduled for […]

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May 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

Dry Damascus Maryland considers wine and beer sales.

Liquor Control to Host Alcohol Server Training Classes

The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) will hold a free Alcohol Law Education and Regulatory Training (ALERT) class for Latino business owners who serve or sell alcohol to help curb sales of alcohol to those under 21 years of age.  The class will be held on Tuesday, May 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 […]

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