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[Delaware] EDITORIAL: Battle to end smoking is still far from over

in Delaware, Gov. Ruth Ann Minner showed persistence and political courage in her long fight to ban smoking in public buildings. Delaware was a leader in the nation for doing so. These warnings, these acts – from Benjamin Rush in 1798 to Surgeon General
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jan 12, 2014 04:17

[Delaware] Petition aims to outlaw smoking on beach in Rehoboth

A man with a family history of lung cancer is circulating a petition to ban smoking on the town's beach. Steven Curson of Rehoboth Beach is collecting signatures to extend the scope of Rehoboth's nonsmoking laws to areas by the ocean.
added Nov 18, 2013 12:54

Delaware panel discusses tobacco settlement money

The Delaware Health Fund Advisory Committee is charged with making recommendations to the governor and General Assembly for appropriating tobacco settlement funds. Friday's meeting will include a litigation update and budget update, and recommendations
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2013 00:44

[Delaware] Biden calls for ban on e-cigarette sales to kids, restrictions on advertising

Attorney General Beau Biden has joined 39 other state Attorneys General in calling for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the marketing and sale of electronic cigarettes. In a letter sent this week to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, the Att
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:21

[Delaware] Beachgoers adjust to smoking ban

"A lot of families are very pleased," said Mayor Diane Hanson. "We've gotten a lot of positive comments from property owners and tourists alike." In May, Dewey officials voted to ban smoking on the town's beaches, as the nearby municipalities of Fenwick
added Jul 9, 2013 15:10

[Delaware, Maryland, New York] Alleged cigarette smuggling site quiet Friday

That's the warehouse space at 27515 Hodges Lane that New York authorities allege was central to Basel Ramadan's multi-million-dollar-generating cigarette smuggling operation. It's exactly 23 miles from Ramadan's home in the Oyster Harbor neighborhood of
added May 18, 2013 11:26

[Delaware] No smoking gun in cancer cluster study

Officials found more indoor than outdoor pollutants ... Smoking was also blamed for poor indoor air quality, Knearl said.
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added May 14, 2013 12:55

[Delaware] Dewey bans smoking on beach

Town officials, touting their main attraction of "our wonderful safe and clean beach," on Saturday became the third municipality along the Delaware coast to ban smoking on the beach, the dune area and crossovers. The ban, which covers both the beach and
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added May 12, 2013 16:53

[Delaware] Dewey aims to ban smoking at beaches

"Of all the controversies in all of Dewey Beach, I've gotten more emails in favor of this than any other thing, it's amazing," said Councilman Gary Mauler.
added Apr 7, 2013 08:56

[Delaware] Dewey considers a smoking ban for its beach visitors

"A lot of people have requested it in town," said Dewey Mayor Diane Hanson. "And it's something that other towns have been doing." If the town passes a ban, it will become Delaware's fifth coastal town to restrict smoking. In addition to Fenwick, Bethan
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Apr 3, 2013 09:30
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