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[New Jersey] Princeton Board of Health to introduce new tobacco sale prohibitions

was concerned with the problem of youth smoking, Charles Rojer, a member of the Princeton Board of Health, said. “I think, if hopefully passed, [the ordinance] will prevent a significant number of teenagers from becoming involved in smoking, which, along
Daily Princetonian
added Feb 21, 2015 21:34

[New Jersey] PRINCETON: Local board of health to propose ordinance prohibiting tobacco sales to anyone under 21 (Updated)

The local Board of Health is poised to introduce an ordinance to that effect ... Karen Blumenfeld, executive director of Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy, a public policy organization headquartered in Summit, said at the Board of Health meeting that
Princeton (NJ) Packet
added Feb 21, 2015 21:31

[New Jersey] Princeton considers raising age requirement for tobacco sales to 21 years old

Princeton's board of health is considering an ordinance that would ban the sale of tobacco and electronic cigarettes to those under the age of 21. Princeton would join Sayreville, Teaneck and Englewood in enacting such a law, which is higher than the st
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Feb 21, 2015 21:26

[New Jersey] Hackensack officials torn on raising age to buy tobacco

Council members were torn on raising the age limit to purchase tobacco to 21 as they debated joining other municipalities — including Englewood and Teaneck — in adopting a greater age limit ordinance. Raising the age limit, which was discussed during th
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jan 16, 2015 12:16

[New Jersey] Judge says custodian should have to pay for accidentally burning down Edison school

in the case against a former Edison custodian whose carelessly discarded cigarette burned down James Monroe Elementary School said that the man should have to pay restitution
added Jan 7, 2015 16:04

[New Jersey] Virginia man stopped on Route 287 had 50,000+ packs of untaxed cigarettes, Mahwah police say

The driver, 52-year-old Hatim A. Mohamed of Richmond, VA, "gave conflicting and implausible traffic plans" to the officer, Police Chief James Batelli said. The vehicle also was overdue to be returned, he said.
Cliffview (NJ) Pilot
added Jan 3, 2015 12:48

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday

When New Jersey decided to bail out some of its tobacco bonds, the state gave up $400 million in future revenues to pocket $92 million immediately, an arrangement that also helped one savvy investor cash in on a big bet.
added Dec 30, 2014 23:00

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Less smoke

Governor Christie vetoed a bill that would have banned smoking in all public parks... if the governor has left it to municipalities to fix, then Franklin Lakes did what more municipalities in New Jersey should do as well.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Dec 28, 2014 13:14

[New Jersey] Franklin Lakes expands anti-smoking ordinance

The Borough Council, citing public health risks, has unanimously adopted an ordinance banning smoking in those places. Violators of the ban, which includes e-cigarettes, will be subject to a fine of $250 for the first offense, $500 for the second offense
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Dec 26, 2014 22:58

[New Jersey] U. to review smoking policy amid national changes, community complaints

“Rights, Rules, Responsibilities” delineates the University’s current smoking policy, saying that smoking is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and places of public access by law and by University policy. The document adds a variety of examples of loca
Daily Princetonian
added Nov 25, 2014 10:08
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