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Gruen Von Behrens, a 25-year-old who believes chewing tobacco caused him to develop oral cancer, is asking Maryland lawmakers to raise taxes on smokeless tobacco and small cigars.
A measure to expand electronic harassment laws has cleared both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly.
Alternative medicine lobbyists are calling for Maryland legislators to force insurance companies to cover acupuncture.
A bill passed by the House of Delegates could allow currently dry Damascus to start selling alcohol, but the bill isn't met without opposition.
The Maryland Senate wants to prohibit drivers from smoking in cars if a child under the age of 8 is a passenger.
Against the objections of several Frederick County delegates, state lawmakers Tuesday approved a $14,000 raise for judges in a vote that staved off a larger increase that was poised to kick in.
The announcements went out last week, and the setting has been arranged: Maryland's same-sex marriage bill will become law in a signing ceremony Thursday.
Two Maryland lawmakers are pushing legislation that would require every person riding in a car to wear a seat belt.