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New Jersey law raising smoking age to 21 takes effect

Starting Wednesday, New Jersey will raise its smoking age to 21. The restriction applies to tobacco products and electronic smoking devices. Previously, the age was 19. Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed the bill into law in July. Christie cited the
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 1, 2017 15:57

Official Statement: New Jersey Treasury Department!

The State takes very seriously its relationship with bondholders ...Although not legally compelled to resolve a potential default situation with the tobacco bonds, the State sees an advantage in maintaining good relations with the tobacco bond investors
added Aug 8, 2014 11:49

[New Jersey] NJ Assembly committee passes beach no-smoking law

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.
Shore News Today
added Apr 3, 2014 19:29

[New Jersey] North Jersey companies see growth along with e-cigarette industry

North Jersey is home to three makers of the vapor-emitting electronic cigarettes, hoping to catch the rising tide of interest in the product as smokers turn away from tobacco. Among them is Garfield-based Eonsmoke LLC, which said its e-cigarettes are av
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jan 18, 2013 07:03

National Report: New Jersey Ranks Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

New Jersey is tied for last in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2012 12:04

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ improving weak spots in otherwise good tobacco-control report

For seven years, budget-challenged New Jersey got nearly $1 billion from the federal settlement with tobacco companies and didn’t spend any...between the ongoing push to discourage cigarette sales and the money now being spent on helping people quit or n
The Press of Atlantic City
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15

[New Jersey] UPDATED: Health officials bust vendors, promoters at N.J. e-cigarette convention for indoor vaping

More than 40 vendors, the promoter and the hall manager were cited by local health officials at the NJ Vape Expo, held this weekend at the N.J. Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, for allowing people to use electronic cigarettes
added Jul 22, 2015 15:33

[New Jersey] LETTER: Raise drinking, smoking ages? Science suggests 28

if one wanted to use science as a basis for determining the onset of privileged behaviors such as smoking and drinking then the brain development age of 28 would be the most logical since this is based on science and not on an arbitrary standard of 21 tha (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:49

[New Jersey] Revel will set up smoking area on casino floor as part of bankruptcy plan

Atlantic City's only smoke-free casino will soon allow patrons to light up on the gambling floor. As part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Revel says it plans to create a smoking area on the casino floor.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2013 15:11

[New Jersey] Today's Sunbeam - Editorial: Give some ground in smoking bans

Unless there’s a public safety issue, such as an elevated fire danger, there’s room (pun intended) for some compromise: Ban all tobacco use where people (and especially children) gather, at active recreation sites, sports fields, picnic facilities and in
added Aug 22, 2012 16:15
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