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[Germany, New Jersey] German Smokers See Cigarette Butts Recycled Into Ash Trays

the plan introduced by New Jersey-based waste collection company TerraCycle, collection points for cigarette waste have been set up at more than 100 locations, including bars, offices and even an amusement park. Once the paper and tobacco remains are filt
NBC News
added Sep 20, 2014 12:49

[New Jersey] Letter: Public favors ban on smoking at parks, beaches

Gov. Christie vetoed a supermajority in the New Jersey Legislature. The bill was S-1772/A-1080...New Jersey was once a leader in tobacco prevention and control. Now we are the only state that spends zero dollars on cost-effective and life-saving tobacco c (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:10

[New Jersey] Bottom Lines: N.J. bungle on tobacco settlement still costing taxpayers

A ProPublica analysis of what states did with billions of dollars from tobacco companies — ostensibly to offset the health-care costs of smoking — provides a helpful reminder of how things have gone so wrong in New Jersey. The 1998 tobacco settlement was
The Press of Atlantic City
added Sep 17, 2014 05:24

[New Jersey] LETTER: Outdoor smoking ban would violate rights

the editor of the Asbury Park Press (Editorial: “Latest Christie veto unhealthy,” Sept. 12) and Jeff Tittel, director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, wants to protect me from the dangers of secondhand cigarette smoke in parks and on beaches. What is wrong
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:56

[New Jersey] LETTER: Override veto of outdoor smoking ban

Kudos to the Asbury Park Press (Editorial: “Latest Christie veto unhealthy,” Sept. 12) and The Record of North Jersey for calling out Gov. Christie for his veto of a bill that would have banned smoking at all public parks and beaches.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:55

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Christie says no again to good public policy

Christie isn’t governing for any of us, even though that’s his job. He’s governing for himself. You may not mind when you agree with him, but wait until you don’t. Then you may not be quite so content with a governor for whom his own home state is an afte
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:53

[New Jersey] Stile: Christie’s smoking-ban veto is noticed beyond N.J.

Even though most of these measures passed the Legislature with veto-proof majorities, Christie has successfully fended off every attempt to override his veto. He has also used the veto message to make a political statement aimed at a larger national audi
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Sep 16, 2014 03:51

[New Jersey] Letter: Override Christie's veto of smoking ban on beaches, parks

Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44

[New Jersey] LETTER: Christie's cop-out on smoking: Letter

New Jersey remains the only state that spends zero dollars on life-saving tobacco prevention and cessation programs; yet annual health care costs directly caused by smoking are around $4.6 billion. We are extremely disappointed in Gov. Christie’s decisio
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Sep 13, 2014 17:53

[New Jersey] Christie vetoes bill to ban smoking at N.J. parks, limit it at beaches

Christie said in the message. "I do not believe that the state should substitute its judgement for that of our local elected officials or upset the careful balancing of interests ... The final bill passed the Assembly, 64-8, and the Senate, 30-3, in July.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Sep 11, 2014 11:18
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