• Press Release - An increase in alcohol tax appears to have decreased gonorrhea rates in Maryland by 24 percent 
    Gainesville, Fla. —
    Increasing state alcohol taxes could help prevent sexually transmitted infections, such as gonorrhea, according to University of Florida Health researchers, who found that gonorrhea rates decreased by 24 percent in Maryland after the state increased its sales tax on alcohol in 2011. Read and print the full press release here

  • Maryland Alcohol Sales Tax and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Click here for full article.


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