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  • Law prevents youth e-cigarette access, but use on rise

    On Oct. 1, Connecticut joined 27 other states in banning e-cigarette sales to minors. That common-sense approach was supported by tobacco industry representatives as well as public health officials. The law lays out fines and timelines for anyone selling, giving or delivering e-cigarette products to those under 18 years old. Beyond that, there is much debate about the health risks and benefits associated with the burgeoning vape-smoke industry. And that debate won't be going away anytime soon.
  • Health advocates ask mayor to veto council's vaping bill

    Health advocates ask mayor to veto council's vaping bill
    Public health advocates on Tuesday called on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to veto the City Council's ban on the use of e-cigarettes inside most businesses, calling the legislation a "bad bill" that would weaken the state's indoor smoking ban by...

    Making Strides in Boca sets new records

    Jubilant over the 20,000 turnout and exceeding their goals, organizers for South Palm Beach County's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk came together for a wrap party to thank the committee and fundraisers. "This was our biggest walk yet, and we...

    Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen

    Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen
    No one should have to choose between their health and a paycheck. Which is why, with all that is still unknown about the dangers of e-cigarette use, we must put public health first and prohibit the use of these unregulated products in all workplaces,...

    Bruce D. Gerwig, golf pro and instructor

    Bruce D. Gerwig, golf pro and instructor
    Bruce D. Gerwig, a professional golfer and instructor who was the teaching pro at the Hereford Golf Center in northern Baltimore County, died Nov. 15 at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center of stage 4 non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was 65. The son of Charles...