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February 12, 2021
Maryland

ANNAPOLIS – Today, the Maryland Senate joined its colleagues in the House in voting to override Governor Hogan’s veto of a potentially lifesaving tobacco tax increase. Last March, lawmakers passed a bill (HB732), which included line items for increasing the state cigarette tax by $1.75 per pack and earmarking $18.25

November 19, 2020
Maryland

BALTIMORE – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 45th annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of Maryland residents by overriding Gov. Hogan’s veto of a potentially lifesaving tobacco tax increase. As our battle with COVID-19 continues, we

May 7, 2020
Maryland

Annapolis, Md. —Today, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed bill HB732, which included line items for increasing the state cigarette tax by $1.75 per pack and earmarking $18.25 million toward tobacco prevention and cessation programs. It also would have increased the tax on some types of other tobacco products and would

March 18, 2020
Maryland

Today, the Maryland Legislature passed HB732, which included line items for increasing state tobacco taxes and earmarked $18.25 million toward tobacco prevention and cessation programs. The approved tax will include a $1.75-per-pack cigarette tax increase and increases in tax on some types of other tobacco products.

Maryland Events

October 28, 2021EST
MD

Pre-Registration has now closed. You may register day of the event at acscanbiomarkers.windrosemedia.com The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, is the nation’s leading cancer advocacy organization working every day to make cancer issues a top priority. ACS CAN unites...

State Contacts

Priyanka Konanur
Grassroots Manager
Jocelyn Collins
Director, Government Relations
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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