Headlines Tagged with New Jersey — 2,644 headlines found
The Maywood Council on April 8 introduced an ordinance that bans smoking in public parks and recreation areas. The council voted unanimously in favor of it, although two council members, Tom Lindenau and Derek Eisenberg, were absent for the vote. At a
Apr 16, 2014 Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 16, 2014 12:00
E-cigarettes represent the best hope of helping addicted smokers quit. By putting obstacles in the way, such as this horrendous tax, the governor has in effect decided to keep ’em smoking — which I fear is fine with the government. After all, their action
Apr 10, 2014 Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 10, 2014 22:30
Though illegal in New Jersey, most of the 803 New Jersey residents asked said smoking marijuana isn't as dangerous as drinking alcohol or using tobacco.
Apr 9, 2014 Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 10, 2014 17:20
If the money is properly spent on a broad range of smoking cessation efforts, raising taxes on electronic cigarettes may have merit. Otherwise, it's just another tax-hike generated budget bandage, the type of gimmick to which Christie vowed never to res
Apr 8, 2014 Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Apr 9, 2014 00:17
"Our biggest concern is for underage kids who get their hands on e-cigarettes through online means because, thanks to a variety of e-liquid flavorings, these products taste good and kids perceive that they look cool smoking them in school," he said. "Kid
Apr 5, 2014 Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 8, 2014 22:55
Taxing e-cigs as if they were cigarettes only makes them less attractive to smokers who want to switch. And if the Christie administration's true concern is public health, that should be reason enough not to.
Apr 7, 2014 Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 7, 2014 16:19
It seems reasonable that a cigarette that doesn't include burning tobacco represents a healthier alternative. But we don't yet know the health risks of e-cigarettes. And let's not forget: Once upon a time supporters made plenty of safety claims about reg
Apr 7, 2014 Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 7, 2014 12:21
state Assembly committee on Tourism and Gaming passed a proposal last week to eliminate smoking at state public and municipal beaches as well as other recreational areas. The bill will now go to the full Assembly for a vote.
Apr 3, 2014 Shore News Today
added Apr 3, 2014 19:29
Essentially, the state gave up $400 million in tobacco revenue bond payments owed to it over a seven-year period from FY17 to FY23 in exchange for a single $92 million lump sum payment.
Apr 1, 2014 NJ Spotlight
added Apr 3, 2014 07:58
The argument that smokers will return to the tobacco product if required to pay the same $2.40 per pack tax on e-cigarettes is a specious one. It is far more reasonable to believe they would accept anteing up the same amount to break the addiction and le
Apr 3, 2014 Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 3, 2014 07:55