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New Jersey considers restrictions on shore smoking

Several shore towns have already completely banned smoking — something the bill permits. Belmar, Seaside Heights, Long Branch, Ocean Grove and Spring Lake are among those with bans. In Cape May County, Sunset Beach in Lower Township and Upper Town
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 27, 2014 18:54
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[New Jersey] MULLANE: Blowback over smoking

A series of searing scoldings saturates my crowded correspondence from readers displeased with my criticism of an area hospital that won’t hire smokers. “You stink, like smokers,” said a disgusted woman. It was downhill from there. The blowback was so sw
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Jul 22, 2014 13:05
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[New Jersey] Slow burn: Smokers likely to see rights extinguished on all Jersey beaches

Because New Jersey’s beaches are a hodge-podge of federal, private, public and quasi-public ownership, the proposed ban wouldn’t make smoking extinct everywhere along the state’s 127 miles of coastline.
NJ.com
added Jul 22, 2014 10:10
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Don't say 'butt” on beach, park smoking ban

Christie should support this broadened ban in the name of fire safety, health, the environment and simple respect for others. He should sign into law the bill, with no butts about it.
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Jul 18, 2014 17:48
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ right to extend no-smoking areas, but not smoking age

Protecting the rights of non-smokers and persuading young people not to begin a health-threatening habit are no-brainers. But at some point, people need to be able to make choices, healthy or unhealthy, for themselves. It's part of growing up.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Jul 16, 2014 20:42
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[New Jersey] Editorial: Effort to increase NJ smoking age to 21 is bad government

make tobacco "cooler" to young people by increasing the age limit? That's just bad government.
Hunterdon County (NJ) Democrat
added Jul 16, 2014 20:40
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[New Jersey] VIDEO: You can't smoke here (or there)

The bill to ban smoking, first kicked around four years ago, has now made it to the desk of Gov. Chris Christie after passing both houses on June 26. He has 45 days to sign the bill, suggest changes or veto it. "I'm hopeful he will sign it," said Assemb
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jul 15, 2014 04:36
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[New Jersey] Beach, park smoking ban in Christie's hands

A bill to ban smoking at beaches and parks has made it to the desk of Gov. Chris Christie after passing both houses of the Legislature on June 26. He has 45 days to sign the bill, suggest changes or veto it.
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Jul 14, 2014 22:21
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ right to extend no-smoking areas, but not smoking age

Protecting the rights of non-smokers and persuading young people not to begin a health-threatening habit are no-brainers. But at some point, people need to be able to make choices, healthy or unhealthy, for themselves. It's part of growing up.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Jul 13, 2014 19:36
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[New Jersey] Beach, park smoking ban in Christie's hands

has made it to the desk of Gov. Chris Christie after passing both houses of the Legislature on June 26. He has 45 days to sign the bill, suggest changes or veto it. "I'm hopeful he will sign it," said Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle, D-Bergen, a primary spo
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Jul 13, 2014 19:13
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