Headlines Tagged with Delaware — 912 headlines found
LEWES -- Those who hope to be employed by Beebe Medical Center must be nicotine free starting Jan. 1. The hospital announced it will no longer hire applicants -- including contractors, travelers and consultants -- who use tobacco. That includes cigarette
Jan 1, 2013 DelmarvaNow.com
added Jan 1, 2013 11:57
Smoking will cease in all state buildings and campuses come Tuesday. With one exception: the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford.
Dec 31, 2012 Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 31, 2012 09:35
I couldn't believe my eyes when reading the front page announcing, "In a puff, county smoking restriction is gone." This decision by New Castle County official David Grimaldi concerns me. Unlike Mr. Grimaldi, I have never seen a study that shows that sm
Dec 10, 2012 Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 10, 2012 03:04
If there are lessons to ponder on this 10th anniversary, then among them should be these: * Doomsday predictions do not always come to pass. * Societal expectations can help shape individual perceptions and behaviors. But we already knew this, didn't w
Dec 2, 2012 DelmarvaNow.com
added Dec 5, 2012 13:08
All it took was an invitation to Chief Adminisrative Officer David Grimaldi to go outside for a cigarette, and the New Castle County outdoor smoking ban disappeared like a puff into thin air. Grimaldi, who is three weeks into his new county job, cancele
Nov 29, 2012 Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 29, 2012 16:41
Delaware was the second state after California to enact a strong, statewide smoke-free law, and it helped spur a national movement to protect everyone’s right to breathe clean air.
Nov 28, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 28, 2012 15:27
Delaware officials will gather in Dover this afternoon to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Clean Indoor Air Act. It’s the law that was signed in 2002 under then Gov. Ruth Ann Minner that banned smoking in indoor locations.
Nov 27, 2012 WGMD Newsradio 92.7 (Lewes, DE)
added Nov 28, 2012 04:08
By discouraging the social acceptance of tobacco, the Clean Indoor Air Act helped reduce smoking levels among Delaware's youth fall to all-time lows. . . . There is still work to be done. In our personal lives, we should create smoke-free zones, such as
Nov 26, 2012 Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 27, 2012 06:56
Dozens of Argentinean tobacco workers claim their children suffered birth defects because Altria and other Big Tobacco companies sprayed their crops with toxic chemicals made by Monsanto, in Superior Court.
Oct 29, 2012 Courthouse News
added Oct 29, 2012 14:15
“SGA’s 2012 research has found that at least 774 colleges or universities across the nation have adopted 100 percent smoke or tobacco-free campus policies, which includes both indoor and outdoor areas across the entire campus and residence halls,” Barine
Oct 1, 2012 The Review (University of Delaware)
added Oct 2, 2012 11:32