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[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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[New Jersey] Should adults be fined if they smoke with a kid in their car?

Joe Vitale (D-Woodbridge), the chairman of the State Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee said there should also be a public awareness campaign launched to tell people about the violation. “Under my bill (S-2883) there would be a f
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:23

[New Jersey] NJ delays vote on ban of smokeless tobacco at schools

Smokeless tobacco would be banned from public schools in New Jersey under a bill set to get a vote in the Assembly. A vote in the General Assembly was delayed after the measure was amended on the floor on Thursday.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2015 17:16

[New Jersey] Condo smoking ban difficult to fight

If you can prove the case that your property values would drop, you might sway enough other unit owners to vote down the smoke-free amendment. But what we’re seeing is that smoke-free communities are popular and could drive property values up instead of
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added May 31, 2015 09:38

[New Jersey] NJ working to reduce e-cigarette use among students

Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd said the state has undertaken a number of initiatives to combat e-cigarette use among young people.... “I’m very proud that New Jersey was the first state in the country to include e-cigarettes in our Smoke-Free Air Act,” O
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added May 27, 2015 16:26

[New Jersey, New York] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes / Tough to tax

Taxing e-cigarettes would only shift much, if not most, of the vaping market underground, beyond regulatory control to ensure the healthiest product. If state or federal officials do so, it will be because their need or greed for tax revenue is stronger
The Press of Atlantic City
added May 4, 2015 11:41

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Blowing smoke

misguided "feel-good" legislation ... Rather than increasing the age at which one can buy tobacco products, it would be far more productive for local officials to lobby their state lawmakers to spend more money on anti-smoking campaigns.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 30, 2015 07:33

[New Jersey] Warning: Your e-cigarette can explode

“It was the first time we had ever seen this. We weren’t sure what we were going to find. But it was, indeed, an e-cigarette that had exploded,” Stenger said. What happened after the explosion two weeks ago was a lesson for both the homeowner and the fi
The Press of Atlantic City
added Apr 28, 2015 13:07
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