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7:44 am
Tue March 18, 2014

MD Bill To Help People With Food Allergies

State Senator Jamin Raskin (D-Montgomery County)
Credit msa.maryland.gov

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - County governments may soon have authority to make restaurants accommodate customers with food allergies.

A new bill would let counties require each restaurant to have a staff member trained on food allergens, ready to advise customers. The bill would also require restaurants statewide to encourage customers to notify servers about their food allergies.

The Senate passed the measure 33-14 Monday evening. A similar bill is pending in a House committee.

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11:16 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Can Bars Be Held Liable for Actions of Drunk Patrons in Maryland ?

Credit all-free-download.com

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland's highest court is hearing arguments on whether or not a bar or restaurant can be held legally responsible for the actions of its inebriated customers.

The Maryland Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Tuesday in a drunk-driving case where a patron consumed more than a dozen alcoholic beverages, left the bar and caused a car accident that killed a 10-year-old girl.

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