State of Maryland

Maryland has an estimated population of about 5,600,000. Immigration from outside the United States
resulted in a net increase of 130,000 people, and migration within the country produced a net loss of
the 13,000 people. Maryland is a life science hub with over 350 biotechnology firms, making it the
third-largest cluster in the nation. Institutions and agencies located throughout Maryland include the
firms of University system of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, Food and Drug Administration (FDA),
and National Institute of Health (NIH).

(L) Baltimore, the largest city in Maryland
(R) Sunset over a marsh at Cardinal Cove, on the Patuxent River, located southwest of Baltimore

Ocean City and Coastal Highway, on the seashores of Atlantic Sea

8-mm film video: 1962 Auto Trip to Ocean City, Atlantic City, and New York

(L) Physical regions of Maryland: Atlantic Costal Plain, Piedmont Region and Appalachian Mountains.
(R) The Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which connects Maryland's eastern and western shores, is the most popular route
for tourists to reach the resort town of Ocean City. It is a major dual-span bridge in the state of Maryland.
The writer has passed a newly constructed the parallel span of the 7 km-length bridge by a new GM station wagon,
in April 1974.

Source: University of Texas Libraries

(L) A richy farm land in Maryland
(R) New Carrolton is a suburban residential community, which is located between Baltimore, Annapolis and Washingtion, DC.
This photograph was taken in October 2010, by Dr. J. Miyamoto.

Maryland Clean Air Act of 2007

Smoking is illegal inside bars, restaurants in Maryland.

Maryland Governor signed the Clean-Air Act of 2007, extending the state's smoking ban to bars, restaurants,
and private social clubs. The statewide smoking ban, which became effective February, 2008, and smoking
is prohibited in the indoor areas open to the public. Smoking is also prohibited in government-owned or
government-operated means of mass transportation.

Exceptions to this law include hotel rooms、as long as the total number of smoking rooms is not greater than 25%. A first violation will result in a written warning.  A second violation will result in a civil penalty of $100,
and each additional violation will result in a penalty of not less than $250. Bar and restaurant owners could
avoid fines if people light up and the owners can prove they took steps to prevent indoor smoking, such as removing ashtrays and posting no-smoking signs. There is no smoking restriction at the outside.

States of USA
smorking ban New Jersey  New Jersey 
smorking ban Illinois USA Illinois 
smorking ban California USA California
smorking ban Beverly Hills California Beverly Hills 
smorking ban condominium Condominium of California
smorking ban Washington state State of Washington
smorking ban Oregon USA Oregon  
smorking ban Montana USA Montana
smorking ban Colorado USA Colorado
smorking ban Arizona USA Arizona 
smorking ban Maine USA Maine
smorking ban Vermont USA Vermont 
smorking ban Massachusetts Massachusetts
smorking ban New York New York 
smorking ban Maryland USA Maryland 
smorking ban Washington DC Washington,D.C.
smorking ban Virginia USA Virginia
smorking ban Minnesota USA Minnesota 
smorking ban Delaware USA Delaware 
smorking ban Ohio USA Ohio 
smorking ban Iowa USA Iowa 
smorking ban Utah USA Utah 
smorking ban Rhode Island Rhode Island 
smorking ban Nevada USA Nevada 
smorking ban Michigan USA Michigan 
smorking ban Wisconsin USA Wisconsin




2008年11月執筆 2009年11月英文加筆 2010年10月写真添加
執筆 医学博士 宮本順伯
This Web site is link-free.
The article was written in November 2008, ,by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.

Copyright (C) 2008 Junhaku Miyamoto, PhD. All right is reserved.

United States smoking ban Virginia

smorking ban Washington DC 
Washington, D.C.

Smoke-free Hotel and Travel

受動喫煙防止条例  屋内全面禁煙  屋内喫煙設備撤去 鉄道車内完全禁煙  レンタカー レストラン バー 飲食店 ホテル 空港 喫煙規制
Restaurant hotel railway rent-a-car travel airport condominium smoking ban
  Twitter@worldviewtokyo Twitter@smokefreejpn Twitter@criticismjpn