NEWS RELEASE
Office of Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr.


November 26, 2001 Media Inquiries: Sean Caine 410-576-6357

CURRAN, COUNTY LEADERS JOIN TO COMBAT YOUTH ACCESS TO CIGARETTES

Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. will be joined by government and public health officials from every Maryland county and Baltimore City at a press conference tomorrow to announce a joint enforcement initiative to combat the sale of tobacco products to children by Maryland retailers.

The event will take place at the Grosvenor Market, 10401 Grosvenor Place, in Rockville, Montgomery County, on Tuesday, November 27 at 1 p.m. The following jurisdictions participating in the Attorney Generalís initiative were invited to send a representative: Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince Georgeís, Queen Anneís, St. Maryís, Somerset, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties, and Baltimore City.

WHAT: YOUTH TOBACCO ANNOUNCEMENT

WHERE: GROSVENOR MARKET, 10401 GROSVENOR PLACE ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

WHEN: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 AT 1 P.M.

Directions: I-495 to Rt. 355 N toward Rockville Left on Tuckerman Ln. Left on Grosvenor Pl. The market is in the first bldg. on the left, ground level, right side of bldg.

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