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[New Jersey] NJ considers banning vape flavors, no cigarette sales at pharmacies

New Jersey lawmakers this week stepped up their focus on further restricting tobacco use in the state, as a Senate panel advanced plans to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and the sale of any tobacco products in pharmacies. The moves come on top of
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added May 18, 2016 16:25

[New Jersey] JORDAN: Why is Christie opposed to a beach smoking ban?

Since 2013, tobacco companies have given nearly $600,000 to state lawmakers... Also, big tobacco companies gave more than $1 million to the Republican Governors Association in 2014, when Christie was chairman of the political group.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 17, 2016 20:44

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Ban all smoking on beaches, in parks

State government does have a role in addressing a public health hazard, and while many municipalities already have their own smoking bans, that hardly precludes state-level action. It’s time to stop haggling over minor details and get a significant ban i
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 17, 2016 20:43
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban can accommodate exemptions

Reserving a 15 percent portion of a public space for smokers is not an unreasonable concession. Supporters of the ban point to the dangers of secondhand smoke, but those dangers are clearly minimal in the open air of a beach or a park; we’re not talking a (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added May 16, 2016 19:43
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[New Jersey] Smoke-free beaches back in play

A bill that would ban smoking in local parks and on beaches — with a few exceptions, such as golf courses or limited smoking areas on the beach — is making its way through the Legislature. Lawmakers say they are hopeful this latest version — tweaked wi
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 9, 2016 22:33


Christie vetoed a similar measure in September, suggesting the state was overreaching. This time, sponsors agreed to allow local or county government to carve out 15 percent of the site for smokers -- urging them not to locate it next to the playground or
NJ Spotlight
added May 9, 2016 22:19

[New Jersey] Senate Committee advances smoking ban at NJ beaches, parks

Undeterred, Turner reintroduced her legislation in March, and on Monday she argued for its advancement out of the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee. Her bill would ban smoking at all state, county and municipal beaches and park
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added May 3, 2016 15:35

[New Jersey] N.J. Beach Smoking Ban Passes Latest Hurdle

A prohibition of smoking on public beaches, long-sought by health and environmental advocates, has new life in the New Jersey legislature after previously being vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie. The legislation, sponsored by state Sen. Shirley Turner (D-Me
Brick (NJ) Shorebeat
added May 3, 2016 15:35

[New Jersey] Dem calls on MLB to ban chewing tobacco

As baseball fans celebrate Opening Day, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) is calling on Major League Baseball (MLB) to ban the use of chewing tobacco on the field and in the dugout. Not only would a ban protect professional baseball players from the dangers o
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2016 00:32

[New Jersey] N.J. lawmaker seeks chewing tobacco ban at ballparks

Pallone (D-6th Dist.), the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, marked baseball's opening day by calling for a ban on smokeless tobacco in ballparks.
added Apr 5, 2016 00:17
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