Maryland bill would ban plastic carryout bags from stores

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Plastic carryout bags would essentially be a thing of the past in Maryland if a bill in the General Assembly gathers enough lawmakers’ votes. The bill would ban plastic carryout bags at the “point of sale” next…

Maryland bill would restrict what foods may be labeled ‘meat,’ as artificial substitutes become more common

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —  Foods made of animal tissues cultured from cells outside of the original animal, plants and insects could not be labeled “meat” in Maryland under a Republican-backed bill in the Maryland General Assembly. Senate bill 188 is sponsored…