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[New Jersey] VIDEO: Christie butting heads with GOPers on beach smoking ban

Republican lawmakers appear headed to a loyalty test with GOP Gov. Chris Christie over a bill on a statewide ban of smoking at public beaches and parks. Christie vetoed the same legislation in 2014 but members on an Assembly panel from both parties unani
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Feb 22, 2016 21:04

[New Jersey] Bottom Lines: N.J. bungle on tobacco settlement still costing taxpayers

A ProPublica analysis of what states did with billions of dollars from tobacco companies — ostensibly to offset the health-care costs of smoking — provides a helpful reminder of how things have gone so wrong in New Jersey. The 1998 tobacco settlement was
The Press of Atlantic City
added Sep 17, 2014 05:24

[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] BROWN: End all smoking in casinos

patrons expect smoke-free indoor air, and soon it will be the norm. The sooner Pennsylvania and New Jersey adopt the idea, the sooner worker and patron health will benefit - and the sooner our casinos can compete for patrons and employees who want to come
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jun 16, 2014 12:51

[New Jersey] Lawmakers Urge Drug Store Chains To Stop Carrying Tobacco Products

today, a dozen members of Congress, led by Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey, called on these retailers to put an end to their part in the sale of cigarettes and other items containing tobacco.
The Consumerist (blog)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:54

[New Jersey] Deadly smoking: Cigarettes were leading cause of NJ fire deaths from 2007 to 2012

a Star-Ledger review of data tracked by the state Division of Fire Safety found that nearly 17 percent of all fire deaths in New Jersey from 2007 to 2012 were smoking related. In those six years, 449 people died in fires in New Jersey, 77 in blazes that
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Mar 29, 2014 22:21

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking at NJ parks, beaches: Editorial

Banning smoking in public places — even outdoors — is a reasonable next move. Eight years after indoor smoking was stamped out, the time for New Jersey’s outdoor smoking ban has come.
added Feb 23, 2014 17:14

Tobacco-dependence Experts Advocate for Reinstatement of New Jersey Tobacco Control Program

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a coalition of public health organizations, has ranked New Jersey 51 in the nation, including Washington D.C., in protecting children from smoking and tobacco use. Experts at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, part of
added Dec 20, 2013 19:02

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoking at Revel / Disappointing, but ...

Arguably, Revel could have promoted its smoke-free policy better. But the struggling casino is now in a position that requires it to try everything. Regrettably - for the nonsmoking public and, most of all, for Revel's employees - that includes allowing s
The Press of Atlantic City
added May 22, 2013 08:51

[New Jersey] Study: Cigarette Relighting Tied To Tough Economy

a research member at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey and colleagues have found that an accelerating trend of smokers relighting cigarettes is related to economic factors, and the practice has implications for tobacco dependence treatment and policy. R
NJToday (CMD Media)
added Mar 18, 2013 14:03

New Jersey burned by cigarette smugglers

New Jersey could be losing up to a half-billion dollars a year because of cigarette smuggling. Lawmakers are considering a measure to crack down on it. The legislation would increase the fines and penalties for importing and selling cigarettes without p
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Mar 4, 2013 05:53
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