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January 3, 2020

Mary Ann to Introduce Connor’s Courage Bill at Start of 2020 General Assembly

Bill named for Havre De Grace High School student Connor Sheffield Maryland fifteen-year-old Connor Sheffield’s medical condition, Gastro-Intestinal Dysmotility, necessitates that he use CBD oil every four hours in order for him to lead a normal and productive life; yet, Maryland currently prohibits school nurses from administering CBD because it’s illegal to possess it on public school campuses. In the …

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May 16, 2022

Maryland Department of Health releases guidance for families seeking baby formula during national shortage 

WIC participants should contact their local WIC office, and non-WIC participants should check for eligibility; do not dilute formula Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) announced resources available for Maryland families impacted by the national infant formula shortages.  Since the February recall of several infant formula products and current shortages, MDH has been working with partners to provide …

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April 27, 2022

10 State Senate Primaries to Watch

By Josh Kurtz April 27, 2022 At last, the district lines are cast in stone. The filing deadline is in the rearview mirror. So it’s time to look ahead to some of the most competitive legislative primaries on the ballot July 19. With fewer and fewer purple legislative districts in the state, much of the action over the last few election …

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April 21, 2022

Brynleigh’s Act Signed into Law by Governor Hogan of Maryland

Epilepsy News From: Thursday, April 14, 2022 Seizure Safe Schools Legislation Now Passed in 15 States Bowie, Md., April 14, 2022 — Epilepsy Foundation announced today that Governor Larry Hogan signed Brynleigh’s Act (Senate Bill 299) into law on April 12 making Maryland the 15th state in the country to pass Seizure Safe Schools legislation. The bill is named after 8-year-old Brynleigh Shillinger who …

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