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Statewide Nation's Toughest Smoking Ban in Delaware





Delaware is located in the eastern section of Delmarva Peninsula, between Delaware Bay and Chesapeake Bay, and
the second smallest state after Rhode Island.


(L) Picking Peaches in Delaware" from an 1878
(M) The Twelve-Mile circle represents the border between Pennsylvania and Delaware.
(R) The current state license plate design was introduced in 1959. The license plate is the longest-running in the United States.

(L) Source:University of Texas Libraries 
(R) Delaware population map Source:US Census Bureau

Statewide Smoking Ban in Delaware

November 2002, the little state's big step will give it the nation's toughest ban on indoor smoking, one that would
end smoking in all public areas, including bars, restaurants and casinos. At that stage, other states already have
laws, which ban smoking, including thestates of California, Colorado, Maryland and Utah, but most still allowed
smoking in bars. The bill passed with little to no resistance. The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce took
opposition on it, and the Delaware Restaurant Association dropped its opposition the week before the bill passed.
Delaware health officials say tobacco use is a factor in more than one-third of all cancer cases in the state.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has classified secondhand smoke as a Group A carcinogen, which means
there's sufficient evidence that it causes cancer in humans, according to the American Cancer Society. Each year,
secondhand smoke in the United States is responsible for an estimated 35,000 to 40,000 deaths from heart disease
in people who are not smokers. It's also to blame for about 3,000 lung cancer deaths in nonsmoking adults.

Dr. D. A Waterfield, said that the smoke-free environments will protect the health of all residents in Delaware by
helping youth never to start smoking, encouraging adults to quit smoking, and reducing the exposure for all of us
to the harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
Source: Life Clinic May 28, 2002 and State of Delaware May 31, 2002.

Total Smoking Ban in USA

smorking ban New Jersey  Smoking Ban in New Jersey 
smorking ban Illinois USA Smoke-free Illinois Act 
smorking ban California USA Smoking Ban in California 1998
smorking ban Beverly Hills California Beverly Hills banned in all outdoor dining areas 
smorking ban condominium Smoking Ban in a condominium of California
smorking ban Washington state Smoking Ban in the State of Washington
smorking ban Oregon USA Smoking Ban in Oregon  
smorking ban Montana USA Montana passed statewide smoking Ban
smorking ban Colorado USA Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act
smorking ban Arizona USA Smoking Ban in Arizona 
smorking ban Maine USA Smoking Ban in the State of Maine
smorking ban Vermont USA Smoking Ban in Vermont 
smorking ban Massachusetts Smoking Ban in the Massachusetts state.
smorking ban New York Smoking Ban in New York 
smorking ban Maryland USA Smoking Ban in Maryland 
smorking ban Washington DC Smoking Ban in Washington,D.C.
smorking ban Minnesota USA Smoking Ban in Minnesota 
smorking ban Delaware USA Smoking Ban in Delaware 
smorking ban Ohio USA Smoking Ban in Ohio 
smorking ban Iowa USA Smoking Ban in Iowa 
smorking ban Utah USA Smoking Ban in Utah 
smorking ban Rhode Island Smoking Ban in Rhode Island 
smorking ban Nevada USA Smoking Ban in Nevada 
smorking ban Virginia USA Smoking Ban in Virginia
smorking ban Michigan USA Smoking Ban in Michigan 
smorking ban Wisconsin USA Smoking Ban in Wisconsin

english index tobacco control 日本語

デラウェア州喫煙規制
2008年11月執筆 2009年11月英文加筆
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The article was written in November 2008, ,by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.


smorking ban Ohio USA 
Smoking Ban in Ohio 



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