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[New Jersey] CODEY-VITALE BILL TO RAISE MINIMUM SMOKING AGE ADVANCES

sponsored by Senator Richard J. Codey and Senator Joseph F. Vitale raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products and electronic smoking devices from 19 to 21 years of age was approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee to
New Jersey Senate Democratic Office
added Feb 5, 2016 20:43
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Facebook shuts down medical marijuana pages in New Jersey

Facebook’s advertising policy bans promotion of selling drugs — as well as tobacco and guns — and the medical marijuana pages weren’t spared even though they have been legally allowed to operate in New Jersey since 2011.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2016 18:21
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Vetoing the tobacco age bill was a dangerous mistake | Editorial

So if tobacco kills a half-million Americans a year, New Jersey just blew its chance to take that down a few digits. It's too bad that its governor didn't heed the advice of smokers themselves: 70 percent of them favor raising the smoking age, according
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Jan 28, 2016 20:16
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[Maine, New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Why requiring people to be 21 to buy tobacco makes sense

New Jersey missed an opportunity to reduce smoking-related deaths this month when Gov. Chris Christie vetoed... There is a bill in the U.S. Senate to raise the tobacco purchase age to 21. Its prospects are uncertain. Instead of wait for Congress, Maine p
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jan 28, 2016 19:52
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VIDEO: Tobacco use costing New Jerseyans a bundle of money

Linda A Bellott, a 65-year-old New Jersey resident, has been smoking cigarettes for almost 50 years. She spends more than $50 per week on her habit, which amounts to more than $2,600 per year just to buy tobacco. I know I am "setting a bad example for m
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jan 27, 2016 18:56
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[New Jersey] NJ Broker Seeks Unpaid Commission In Tobacco Escrow Deal ($$)

A California private equity firm was hit Wednesday with a lawsuit in New Jersey federal court over an alleged failure to pay commission to a private mortgage broker as part of a $146 million purchase of tobacco escrow fund assets in 2010.
Law360
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38
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BILL SEEKS TO TRIPLE NEW JERSEY’S CIGAR TAX

A1815 and S284 seek to increase the tax on other tobacco products—which include cigars—from 30 percent of the wholesale price to 90 percent. The tax on moist snuff would also be tripled, though it is computed on a fixed rate, with the bill calling for an
HalfWheel
added Jan 22, 2016 03:14
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[New Jersey] Update: Millburn advocates sounds off as Christie vetoes Tobacco 21 bill

Karen Blumenfeld Esq., executive director of Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy (GASP) and a former township resident, says the bill would have helped stop young people from starting to smoke. "What's sad is that this bill would have limited (the publi
Millburn (NJ) Item
added Jan 21, 2016 20:10
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Chris Christie Vetoes Bill Raising Smoking Age To 21 In New Jersey

What this recent veto reveals is the influence of the tobacco industry in state governments and inconsistent leadership in the state of New Jersey. At the Republican debate last September, Rand Paul called Christie out by name for his marijuana policy, s
BNR (Blue Nation Review)
added Jan 21, 2016 17:37
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[New Jersey] NJ - A4098 Prohibits sale or distribution of liquid nicotine except in child-resistant containers.

− Actions (6) On January 7, 2016 in the Senate: Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0) Substituted for S2877 (2R) On December 17, 2015 in the Senate: Received in the Senate without Reference, 2nd Reading
TrackBill
added Jan 20, 2016 22:53
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