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  • Baltimore City Council's vaping-ban bill set for second public hearing on Nov. 5

    Baltimore City Council's vaping-ban bill set for second public hearing on Nov. 5
    Anyone interested in the bill to ban the use of electronic cigarettes, otherwise known as "vaping," wherever smoking is already prohibited, take note: A second hearing on the bill, continuing the one held on Oct. 7, is scheduled for Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. in the council chambers on the fourth floor of Baltimore City Hall. The proposal is before the council's Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee, chaired by the bill's main sponsor, James Kraft (D-1st District), who suggested at the last hearing that amendments would be in the works. One possibility: paring back its scope so that vaping would be banned only at licensed day care facilities, schools and school buses, and in elevators.
  • Wandering Eye: The cult of "Too Many Cooks," a plastic-bag ban, and jury selection begins for the BGF, with some truly crazy juror responses

    Wandering Eye: The cult of "Too Many Cooks," a plastic-bag ban, and jury selection begins for the BGF, with some truly crazy juror responses
    Over the weekend, Adult Swim premiered the short "Too Many Cooks," and the internet promptly freaked out over what it called "an instant cult classic." The 11-minute-long video, which starts as a fake title sequence to an '80s sitcom and then devolves...

    Council approves body camera and bag-ban bills

    The City Council Monday night passed one bill equipping police officers with body cameras, and another banning plastic bags from the city, with exceptions for carry-out restaurants. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has promised to veto both bills, but it...

    Huffing and Puffing

    Huffing and Puffing
    A bill to restrict the use of vapor products, often called “electronic cigarettes” and “e-cigs,” is before the Baltimore City Council, prompting a well-attended Oct. 7 public hearing on the bill before the council’s Judiciary...

    Costello sworn in as council members explain their votes

    Costello sworn in as council members explain their votes
    The City Council voted 12-0 and then Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake confirmed Eric Costello as the 11th District city councilman tonight, after a series of speeches in which council members explained that, while they did not think the process by which...