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Tobacco Tax Rise Becomes Md. Law
Governor Approves A 30-Cent IncreaseMaryland Gov. Parris N. Glendening signed into law a 30-cent increase in the state's tobacco tax, one of his chief successes in the General Assembly this year. He also outlined a new agenda that may address issues including gun control and suburban sprawl.

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