Montgomery County Styrofoam Ban Aims to Help Environment

It’s a commonly used material, but beginning next year, you won’t see it if you get your food-to-go or take a doggie bag home in Montgomery County because of a ban approved by the County Council.

Maryland Puts Voluntary Ban on Palcohol

Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot and Maryland Alcohol Wholesalers and Distributors have reached an agreement on the voluntary ban of the product Palcohol. Pacohol, powdered alcohol, was approved by the FDA but state leaders say there are too many risks associated with the product.

Maryland House, Senate Pass Bills to Restrict Hydraulic Fracturing

Opponents Say Moratorium, Liability Bills Ignore Economic Interests

Vaportini Ban Approved by Maryland General Assembly

Maryland may become the first state to ban the use of Vaportinis, which allow users to inhale fumes from heated alcoholic drinks.

Bill Would Ban E-cigarette Use in Public Places

Maryland e-cigarette retailers complain that a ban on the use of e-cigarettes wherever traditional cigarettes are prohibited would prevent customers from sampling inside e-cigarette shops.

Law Experts: Stalking Student-athletes’ Twitter, Facebook Presence Increases Universities’ Liability

A university that stalks or bans student-athletes’ Facebook and Twitter accounts may be legally out of bounds, sports law experts say.