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[Delaware] Fenwick passes no-smoking ordinance for beach, town parks

FENWICK ISLAND — Town officials have implemented an ordinance to ban the burning of tobacco products on the beach or in town parks.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Feb 25, 2013 01:40

[Delaware] Fenwick passes no-smoking ordinance for beach, town parks

Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Feb 23, 2013 21:56

[Delaware] As of Jan. 1, Beebe will not hire tobacco users

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
added Jan 1, 2013 11:57

[Delaware] Veterans given an exception on smoking ban

Smoking will cease in all state buildings and campuses come Tuesday. With one exception: the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 31, 2012 09:35

[Delaware] LETTER: County official sending wrong smoking message

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
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 10, 2012 03:04

[Delaware] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban is 10 years old

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
added Dec 5, 2012 13:08

[Delaware] In a puff, county smoking restriction is gone

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
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 29, 2012 16:41
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Delaware Celebrates 10 Years of Smoke-Free Air

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.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 28, 2012 15:27

[Delaware] DE Officials Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Smoking Ban

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.
WGMD Newsradio 92.7 (Lewes, DE)
added Nov 28, 2012 04:08

[Delaware] LANDGRAF/BROWN: Ten years later, smoking ban pays for state

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
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 27, 2012 06:56
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