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[New Jersey] VIDEO: N.J. governor signs ban on smoking at public beaches, parks

Murphy signed a measure in Long Branch Friday morning that was passed by the state Legislature last month. Like previous versions of the bill that have failed, the bill doesn't specify who would be responsible for enforcing it: lifeguards, police or so
WPVI-TV Channel 6 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 20, 2018 16:45
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[China, North Carolina] N Carolina Gov. Cooper asks Trump to pull back on tariffs

Cooper mentioned specifically pork heading to Mexico and China and tobacco going to Turkey, China and the European Union. He says North Carolina exports of these products alone to the affected regions are $550 million annually.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 20, 2018 14:05
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[New Jersey] Get your (cigarette) butt the hell off the beach!

Having your butt on the beach could soon cost you $250 in New Jersey -- and that's only for the first offense. Gov. Phil Murphy will sign a bill Friday that will ban smoking at all public Garden State beaches and parks, according to the governor's offi
NJ.com
added Jul 20, 2018 14:01
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[New Jersey] VIDEO: N.J. governor to sign ban on smoking at public beaches, parks

Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy will be in Long Branch Friday morning to sign a measure that was passed by the state Legislature last month. Like previous versions of the bill that have failed, the bill doesn't specify who would be responsible for enforcing
WPVI-TV Channel 6 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:59
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VIDEO: Gov. Murphy To Sign Bill Banning Smoking At New Jersey Public Beaches, Parks

Smokers will no longer be able to light up on a public beach at the Jersey Shore. Gov. Phil Murphy will sign legislation on Friday banning smoking at public beaches and parks.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:57
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Massachusetts Poised to Become Sixth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

With final passage by the Legislature today, Massachusetts is poised to become the sixth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. With this bold and historic move, Massachusetts will prevent young people from starting to use toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:53
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Steadily implement steps to prevent passive smoking toward 2020 Games

Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
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[Texas] Nolanville: City council to enact stricter smoking rules

city council plans to add controversial bans to its smoking ordinance, but says it’s open to hearing residents’ concerns. Residents were invited to share feedback and concerns at a public forum being held during the regular city council meeting at 6 p.m.
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:36
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Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Taxes on vices are tempting but unreliable source of revenue

Long-standing excise taxes, like those on alcohol and tobacco, still rely on growing consumption—always an uncertain prospect...Given the unpredictability of sin tax revenue, states should be cautious about extending what may be effective short-term fall
Pew Charitable Trusts
added Jul 20, 2018 02:18
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[California] Will San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco spark a national trend?

This week’s vote on San Francisco’s Proposition E was expected to be close, but the measure is passing with nearly 70 percent of the vote. That’s an insurmountable lead even though mail-in ballots are still being counted. The ban includes all flavored to
PBS
added Jul 20, 2018 01:49
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