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Morris James Recognizes the annual Great American Smokeout

Morris James is proud to be working alongside our client the American Heart Association and partners like the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network on evidence-based policy solutions that will curb the epidemic of tobacco and electronic cigarette use and addiction among our youth. Smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the world. One in four Delaware high school students have used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days. In fact, youth e-cigarette use has skyrocketed to what the FDA have called “epidemic” levels. E-cigarette use among U.S. high school students jumped by 135 percent over the last two years alone. Smoking causes an estimated 480,000 deaths every year, or about 1 in 5 deaths.  More ›


After the Election a Step to the Left for the 151st General Assembly, and A Foot in the DC Door

On Saturday, November 7, Delaware’s Frawley Stadium in Wilmington became the most famous parking lot in the world as President-Elect Joe Biden delivered his victory speech, together with Vice-President-Elect, Kamala Harris. The Delaware Democratic Party faithful waived flags, honked horns and posted numerous photos of themselves from CNN on social media. The First State and the Nation’s Capital will become more connected than even Acela could make it until now. However, Democrats were also celebrating state-house wins, though not every seat under contention flipped blue, much like the national picture. So here is a roundup of things to watch for and expect based on where we are today. More ›

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