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University of Delaware University announces all campuses are tobacco-free

-Acting on a student-led initiative to ensure a healthy campus environment, the University of Delaware has announced that all campuses will be tobacco-free beginning this month. The new policy, which went into effect Aug. 1, prohibits the use of all toba
University of Delaware
added Aug 1, 2014 15:50
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Delaware man severely burned when tossed cigarette ignites car

ELSMERE, Del.  • Fire officials say a Delaware driver was severely burned when the lighted cigarette he threw out his car window was blown back in by the wind and ignited the interior of the vehicle. It happened about 6:45 p.m. Sunday in Elsmere. Chi
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 14:44
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[Delaware] Governor Signs Bill to Prohibit Selling E-Cigarettes to Minors

Saying he is alarmed by the recent spike in popularity of electronic cigarettes among middle school and high school students, Governor Markell today signed legislation to make it illegal to sell the product to anyone under age 18. House Bill 241, sponsore
Delaware.gov
added Jun 13, 2014 07:19
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[Delaware] HEFFERNAN: Unregulated e-cigarettes are not as safe as marketed

Stop us when this sounds familiar. Billion-dollar companies peddling nicotine delivery devices assure us that the vapors emanating from their products have no adverse effects on the people using them, nor on those around the users.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jun 3, 2014 11:01
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[Delaware] HEFFERNAN: Unregulated e-cigarettes are not as safe as marketed

Stop us when this sounds familiar. Billion-dollar companies peddling nicotine delivery devices assure us that the vapors emanating from their products have no adverse effects on the people using them, nor on those around the users.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jun 3, 2014 11:01
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[Delaware] VIDEO: Bans on smoking gain momentum

Rehoboth became the last of Delaware's major ocean resorts to ban smoking on its beaches, adding in a boardwalk ban for good measure. On the same day, the University of Delaware Faculty Senate hosted an open forum to discuss expanding its policy that pro
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added May 15, 2014 11:05
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[Delaware] GENTRY: Smoking ban creates area of shame for smokers

The kids, at that age of not knowing when something is rude, point at the people huddled in the smoking area. "What are they doing?" ... These partial bans just set up the potential for an ugly situation, even if it's just one in which one group is made
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added May 15, 2014 11:02
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[Delaware] Del. lawmakers eye e-cigarettes

Senate is set to vote on final legislative approval of a bill outlawing the sale of electronic cigarettes in Delaware to minors. The bill to be voted on Tuesday is intended to treat tobacco substitutes such as electronic cigarettes the same as tobacco pr
AP - Associated Press
added May 13, 2014 08:45
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Bill to Add E-Cigarettes to Delaware's In-Door Smoking Ban

The bill introduced Tuesday revises the Clean Indoor Air Act to prohibit the operation of electronic cigarettes in public places where tobacco smoking is prohibited under current law.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2014 22:07
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[Delaware, New Jersey] Jersey beaches snuffing out smoking

Belmar is on its way to becoming the next Jersey Shore town to ban smoking on its beaches, but one group says the anti-smoking movement has gone so far that government is re-engineering society to eliminate smoker freedoms. It may not be too long before
USA Today
added Mar 18, 2014 00:23
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