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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55
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[New Jersey] Trenton council postpones vote on raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

City council decided Thursday to postpone a vote on raising the purchasing age of tobacco from 19 to 21 in Trenton. The new vote is scheduled for Jan. 19. The legislative body gave the measure preliminary approval by a narrow majority at its Dec. 15 mee
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jan 6, 2017 01:36
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[New Jersey] Dave Neese’s Provocations: The cardinal sin of sin taxes

All but kept a secret, the settlement contained small-print, lawyerly language to protect Big Tobacco’s market share. This was a tacit admission that government and the tobacco industry were now in business together. Governments would go on sermonizing
The Trentonian
added Dec 26, 2016 16:51
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[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12
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[China, New Jersey] 4 injured N.J. vapers sue e-cigarette retailers for selling exploding devices

According to the lawsuits filed in state Superior Court: * Gregory and Stacey L. Burdash of Berlin sued Mode E. Vape Lounge, also in Berlin, which sold the e-cigarette device, and Kanger Tech, the Chinese company which manufactured the battery and charg
NJ.com
added Dec 16, 2016 16:39
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[New Jersey] National Report: Connecticut Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Connecticut is one of two states, along with New Jersey, that have budgeted zero state funds... Connecticut will collect $519.7 million in revenue this year from the 1998 state tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend none of it on tobacco pre
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[New Jersey] Senior housing smoking ban may not happen here

many buildings owned by the Housing Authority of Bergen County will be exempt because the units are being converted to Section 8, project-based voucher rentals in January. As a result, the smoking ban will not affect residents of the 503 units the authori
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Dec 10, 2016 13:54
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[New Jersey] Public housing smoking ban draws praise from health experts; ire of some NJ residents

Williams said he feels guilty about his habit, so he wasn't opposed to a new federal rule that would bar smoking in public housing projects like the one where he resides. "I think there's nothing wrong with it, especially if it will help people stop smok
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Dec 5, 2016 18:50
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[New Jersey] Editorial: Montclair State Says Smoke is No Joke

the university would be receiving a grant of over $19,000 in order to implement a program that would “accelerate and expand the eventual adoption and implementation of 100 percent smoke-and-tobacco-free campus policies.” The program, called Tobacco Free
The Montclarion (Montclair State University)
added Nov 20, 2016 15:04
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