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[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] Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

Regular and menthol cigarettes are at least equal players when you’re talking about the negative impact on health, Flores says. That’s a big problem if people smoke menthols because they think they’re the lesser of two evils or only took up smoking becaus
added Feb 18, 2018 03:39

[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

New Jersey to refund junk tobacco bonds for $3.2 billion of high-grade paper

New Jersey will sell $3.2 billion of tobacco refunding bonds on April 4 in a deal that effectively strips the debt of its junk rating and elevates it to investment grade. The deal, the largest of next week’s $8 billion of U.S. municipal bond and note sal
added Mar 30, 2018 16:08

[New Jersey] NJ cigarette sales jump; lawmakers unhappy

For the first time in five years, cigarette tax collections in New Jersey are increasing – prompting renewed concern from lawmakers about the state’s investment in smoker cessation programs.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 27, 2017 19:39
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