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[New Jersey] Smoking ban in parks ordinance introduced by Maywood Council

The Maywood Council on April 8 introduced an ordinance that bans smoking in public parks and recreation areas. The council voted unanimously in favor of it, although two council members, Tom Lindenau and Derek Eisenberg, were absent for the vote. At a
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 16, 2014 12:00
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[New Jersey] LETTER: ROSS: NJ tax on e-cigarettes will keep smokers smoking: Letter

E-cigarettes represent the best hope of helping addicted smokers quit. By putting obstacles in the way, such as this horrendous tax, the governor has in effect decided to keep ’em smoking — which I fear is fine with the government. After all, their action
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 10, 2014 22:30
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[New Jersey] Most in NJ say alcohol, tobacco are more dangerous than pot, poll finds

Though illegal in New Jersey, most of the 803 New Jersey residents asked said smoking marijuana isn't as dangerous as drinking alcohol or using tobacco.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 10, 2014 17:20
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Use e-cig tax for anti-smoking fight

If the money is properly spent on a broad range of smoking cessation efforts, raising taxes on electronic cigarettes may have merit. Otherwise, it's just another tax-hike generated budget bandage, the type of gimmick to which Christie vowed never to res
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Apr 9, 2014 00:17
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[New Jersey] E-cigarette concerns: A new generation of nicotine addicts?

"Our biggest concern is for underage kids who get their hands on e-cigarettes through online means because, thanks to a variety of e-liquid flavorings, these products taste good and kids perceive that they look cool smoking them in school," he said. "Kid
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 8, 2014 22:55
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ should not impose a 'sin tax' on e-cigarettes: Editorial

Taxing e-cigs as if they were cigarettes only makes them less attractive to smokers who want to switch. And if the Christie administration's true concern is public health, that should be reason enough not to.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 7, 2014 16:19
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Taxes on e-cigarettes have merit, if ...

It seems reasonable that a cigarette that doesn't include burning tobacco represents a healthier alternative. But we don't yet know the health risks of e-cigarettes. And let's not forget: Once upon a time supporters made plenty of safety claims about reg
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 7, 2014 12:21
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[New Jersey] NJ Assembly committee passes beach no-smoking law

state Assembly committee on Tourism and Gaming passed a proposal last week to eliminate smoking at state public and municipal beaches as well as other recreational areas. The bill will now go to the full Assembly for a vote.
Shore News Today
added Apr 3, 2014 19:29
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[New Jersey] SHORTFALL FORCES RETROACTIVE PENSION CUT, TOBACCO BOND GIMMICK

Essentially, the state gave up $400 million in tobacco revenue bond payments owed to it over a seven-year period from FY17 to FY23 in exchange for a single $92 million lump sum payment.
NJ Spotlight
added Apr 3, 2014 07:58
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[New Jersey] KURDZUK: N.J. budget proposal is vintage Gov. Christie take-or-leave-it plan

The argument that smokers will return to the tobacco product if required to pay the same $2.40 per pack tax on e-cigarettes is a specious one. It is far more reasonable to believe they would accept anteing up the same amount to break the addiction and le
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 3, 2014 07:55
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