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[New Jersey] Three-block smoke ban a hot topic in N.J. city

The signs went up a bit over a week ago on the little stretch that is the Monmouth Street Business District in proudly blue-collar Gloucester City. They took most folks by surprise: The no-smoking symbol and the "100% Smoke Free Public Property" sign.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Oct 19, 2014 19:44

[New Jersey] Newark city council to consider expanding city's smoking ban

considering a resolution that would ban people from smoking in city parks and other recreational facilities. The resolution echoes a bill the state legislature passed in June but was ultimately vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie. North Ward councilman Anibal
added Oct 10, 2014 13:21

[New Jersey, Virginia] Cigarette scheme goes up in smoke

Three New Jersey residents, who were arrested in Stafford County last year for their roles in a cigarette-smuggling scheme, have pleaded guilty to multiple charges.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Oct 9, 2014 12:59

[New Jersey, Virginia] 3 N.J. residents plead guilty in Va. cigarette smuggling scheme

Xochilt Williams, 38, and Mark Briscoe, 44, both of Willingboro, N.J., pleaded guilty on Wednesday in Stafford Circuit Court to racketeering, credit card forgery and credit card theft. Each is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 11. Advertisement
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 9, 2014 12:38

[Missouri, New Jersey] Loose e-cigarette laws may be hard to tighten

In a rush to keep electronic cigarettes out of children’s hands while the federal government creeps forward with a proposed national ban for minors, experts say that many states are passing laws that could mean fewer restrictions on the nicotine devices
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 6, 2014 17:03

[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
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