Community Programs: Southern Maryland RegionTitle: Legal Resource Center for Tobacco Regulation, Litigation, and Advocacy
Description: The Center is dedicated to providing legal and technical support to communities, community groups, employers, local governments, and others wishing to reduce the dangerous health effects of tobacco products. The Center, located at the University of Maryland School of Law, was established with funding from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Office of Health Promotion, Education, and Tobacco Use Prevention with monies from the state's tobacco settlement. Work includes: Development of regulations and ordinances, assistance in development of tobacco prevention programs, advocate for changes in state and local laws and enforcement practices, assistance with local government litigation efforts, providing education assistance, act as a clearinghouse for the tobacco control community.
Community Served: Statewide
School System Served:
Program Timeframe: Continuous