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Did
Maryland
Make the
Grade?

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  • F

    Tobacco Prevention

  • A

    Smokefree Air

  • D

    Tobacco Taxes

  • D

    Access to Cessation Services

The American Lung Association in Maryland recognizes that these bold goals will only be met in Maryland if these following three actions are taken by our elected officials:

  1. Increase the tax on cigarettes by at least $1 per pack;
  2. Alter the definition of "smoking" for purposes of the Maryland Clean Indoor Air Act to include the use of electronic smoking devices;
  3. Increase state funding for tobacco use prevention programs.

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