Proposed Rockville smoking ban garners mixed response

By Timmy Chong. The city of Rockville in February introduced a ban that would prohibit smoking at the outdoor dining areas of restaurants and bars, according to the proposal drafted by City Councilwoman Julie Palakovich Carr with help from anti-smoking advocate Adam Zimmerman. If passed, the ban proposed at the Feb. 6 Mayor and Council meeting would be the fourth piece of anti-smoking legislation over … Continue reading Proposed Rockville smoking ban garners mixed response

Montgomery County says “yes means yes,” before students get to college

“Yes means yes,” the rallying cry of affirmative consent proponents nationwide, could become the standard for consent education in sexual education classes across Maryland and is already being implemented in Montgomery County schools. Two Montgomery County lawmakers, Dels. Ariana B. Kelly and Marice Morales, proposed a bill that would require public school sexual education classes to teach affirmative consent. Affirmative consent, the premise that any … Continue reading Montgomery County says “yes means yes,” before students get to college