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TUBB: Smoking is not a dead habit in Delaware

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, so what better time than now to have a lung cancer screening, and if you smoke, quit? Though we all know cigarette smoking is detrimental to our health, it’s not a dead habit — no pun intended — in Delaware. Accor
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 14, 2015 15:44
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[Delaware] Try, try again: Smokers may need to quit 6 to 9 times

Talk with your healthcare provider about quitting. He/she can counsel you about the use of medications or nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, inhaler), which greatly improve your chances for success. Delaware residents can contact the Delaware Q
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 11, 2015 00:55
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[Delaware] Smokeless tobacco keeps a tight grip on baseball

The University of California-San Francisco is in the middle of a four-year study examining smokeless tobacco in sports and its use among adolescents. Researchers are using data from six studies done elsewhere that shows 22 to 28 percent of high school bo
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Sep 8, 2015 10:54
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RJR Says Delaware Snubbing Arbitration In Tobacco Deal ($$)

asked the Delaware Chancery Court late Tuesday to compel the First State to participate in a single arbitration over potential payment adjustments connected to the landmark 1998 multibillion-dollar settlement between tobacco companies and states, arguing
Law360
added Sep 8, 2015 10:19
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[Delaware] CRONAN: E-cigarettes – meet the new, same as the old

You may have seen them advertised as the new, healthier choice to smoking that may eventually help the user quit smoking altogether. But the reality is e-cigarettes are still putting nicotine – a highly addictive drug – into the body and they mimic the a
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Aug 10, 2015 20:49
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[Delaware] Many lung cancers have no outward symptoms

you have an obligation to try to help others to quit. I’m doing my part by offering this unusual series of columns. No scolding or exaggerated scare tactics. I’m giving you just the facts in a chain of bulletins. You can stick these columns on bulletin
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Jul 16, 2015 01:20
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[Delaware] E-cig ban bill signed by Markell

E-cigarettes officially can no longer be smoked inside Delaware's restaurants, malls, bars, and other locations after Gov. Jack Markell signed a bill Tuesday banning their use indoors. The legislation, passed by lawmakers in the Spring, adds e-cigarette
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jul 8, 2015 16:20
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Delaware Senate passes indoor e-cigarette ban

Senate lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that adds e-cigarette devices to Delaware's Clean Indoor Air Act, but would exempt vape shops from such a ban. "It is a good day for the public's health," said Sen. Bethany Hall-Long, D-Middletown, the bill's
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jun 12, 2015 22:49
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Cancer Care: How Delaware Turned the Tide / Delaware once first in the nation for cancer mortality is now 15th

creation of the Delaware Cancer Consortium by then-Governor Ruth Ann Minner to reduce cancer incidence and mortality, which used tobacco settlement funds to finance initiatives.
MedPage Today
added May 29, 2015 12:30
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[Delaware] NITZKIN: E-cigarettes a friend to public health

considering H.B.5, a bill that would ban e-cigarette use everywhere smoking is prohibited... I would welcome the opportunity to meet with Delaware public health authorities, advocates, legislators and journalists to present the surveys and studies on both
Delaware State News
added May 10, 2015 08:24
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