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[New Jersey] Jonesing for Cubans? So are local cigar sellers

One of the most prevalent questions South Jersey tobacco shops hear nowadays involves a product that’s still illegal for them to sell. But the mystique of Cuban cigars — the forbidden leaf — may help local businesses if they ever become legal to sell in t
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 25, 2015 15:40

SINGLETERRY: Raising age required to buy cigarettes will protect long-term health of New Jerseyans | Opinion

As I learned when proposing a tobacco age ordinance in North Plainfield, there are vested interests that oppose measures to reduce smoking. The New Jersey Gasoline, Convenience Store and Automotive Association has been lobbying against raising the tobacc
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Jul 25, 2015 15:21

[New Jersey] UPDATED: Health officials bust vendors, promoters at N.J. e-cigarette convention for indoor vaping

More than 40 vendors, the promoter and the hall manager were cited by local health officials at the NJ Vape Expo, held this weekend at the N.J. Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, for allowing people to use electronic cigarettes
added Jul 22, 2015 15:33
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[New Jersey] Computer Glitch Will Hike Barnegat Light Taxes More Than a Penny / Smoking Banned on Beaches

The ordinance states: “Smoking, the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco, shall be prohibited on any beach or resort area within the Borough commencing May 1 through September 30 of each year
The (Surf City, NJ)
added Jul 16, 2015 11:17

[New Jersey] Rutherford raises nicotine-buying age to 21

Borough Council voted unanimously Monday night to raise the legal age to buy “nicotine-delivery” products, including tobacco and electronic cigarettes, to 21 from 19, becoming the ninth New Jersey municipality to pass such an ordinance.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jul 14, 2015 14:56

[New Jersey] KNOWLTON: U.S. Chamber of Commerce exporting wrong message with global campaign against anti-smoking laws

I am outraged; we should all be outraged. I am calling on the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, a member of our Quality Institute's Leadership Council, to disavow the national chamber's actions. Specifically, I am asking Amy Mansue, chair of the New Jersey
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Jul 10, 2015 10:54

[New Jersey] Smoking ban going into effect for Millville's public housing, officials say

At the 498 public housing units — split across seven properties — operated by the Millville Housing Authority (MHA), smoking will be banned from not only inside the residences but outside on balconies and porches as well.
added Jul 1, 2015 16:57

[New Jersey] Trenton City Council reconsiders smoking ban in parks

City Council is expected to introduce an ordinance Tuesday that would prohibit the smoking of cigars, cigarettes, pipes and electronic cigarettes in city parks, recreational areas, city facilities and inside city vehicles. A similar measure was up for c
added Jun 30, 2015 14:26

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Put brakes on smoking with kids in car

"Your right to smoke in your car ends at the nose of any child in your car." We sure hope so. A bill sponsored by state Sen. Joseph Vitale, D-Middlesex, that would prohibit smoking tobacco or electronic cigarettes in the presence of children under 17 w
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jun 25, 2015 15:00

[New Jersey] NJ panel OKs bill banning smoking in vehicles when kids present

The Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens committee passed the measure in an 8-0 vote Monday. Sen. Robert Gordon abstained from the vote, citing concerns that the measure encroached on drivers' privacy rights.
WPVI-TV Channel 6 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:53
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