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New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

failure to spend on smoking cessation efforts when thousands of people still die annually from tobacco-related illnesses has drawn derision from advocates and public health officials....this year will begin repaying hundreds of millions of dollars to bond
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2017 19:21
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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] Why NJ’s anti-smoking lawmaker is leading the effort to open cigar lounges

creation of new cigar lounges received the green light from an Assembly panel on Thursday...Gusciora, D-Mercer, a primary sponsor of the measure, said his effort is geared toward a unique subset of the population that enjoys smoking cigars and doesn’t min
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Sep 12, 2016 16:42
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[New Jersey] Woodstown Borough Council investigates smoking guidelines in public parks

Concerned with how second-hand smoke can impact residents enjoying the public parks in the borough, council members say they are investigating whether the parks should be smoke-free. Within Woodstown, there are three public parks — Marvin L. Watson Memor
NJ.com
added Jul 13, 2013 20:31
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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] NJ Democrats Decry Christie Tobacco-Bond Deal as Revenue Stunt

say Republican Governor Chris Christie has turned to financial gimmickry in a deal that pledged national tobacco-settlement revenue to investors in exchange for almost $92 million. The one-time infusion, for the current fiscal year, shows the consequence
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 9, 2014 22:52
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[Canada, New Jersey] AMA REPORT ON PRODUCT LIABILITY: Bad Medicine, Good Politics: Doctoring the Evidence of Tobacco's Harm; The Alliance Between The Tobacco Industry and the American Medical Association (PDF)

American Medical Association and the tobacco industry were for 15 years among the strangest of bedfellows that politics makes. The association's constitution commands it "to promote. . the betterment of public health." Yet in 1963, the AMA was so bent on
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:10
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[New Jersey] LETTER: No smoking laws don't work

Shore News Today
added May 19, 2012 20:24
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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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[New Jersey, Virginia] Cigarette scheme goes up in smoke

Three New Jersey residents, who were arrested in Stafford County last year for their roles in a cigarette-smuggling scheme, have pleaded guilty to multiple charges.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Oct 9, 2014 12:59
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