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Health commissioner: E-cigarette bill isn't perfect but is a step forward
Health commissioner: E-cigarette bill isn't perfect but is a step forward

Recent legislation regulating the use of electronic smoking devices passed by the City Council and expected to soon be signed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is a step in the right direction to protect Baltimore's children and adults from the harmful effects of e-cigarettes ("Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen," Nov. 25). I want to thank the partners and organizations that supported the bill and helped enact a positive change for Baltimore. This law establishes the general rule that e-cigarette use is prohibited wherever conventional cigarette use is prohibited in accordance with our Indoor Clean Air laws. Narrow exceptions to the general rule...

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