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[New Jersey] On smoking prevention, N.J. earns an 'F'

As the governor starts a national task force on addiction...Christie and New Jersey’s other civic leaders received an ‘F’ by the American Lung Association for failing to fund tobacco prevention and cessation programs, The association’s annual report, iss
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 4, 2017 17:50

[New Jersey] Will N.J. soon ban flavored e-cigarettes?

The state Assembly's health committee voted 7-2, with two abstentions, on Monday to approve the bill, which would ban anyone from selling increasingly popular "vaping" devices and products in all flavors other than clove, menthol, and tobacco.
added Feb 28, 2017 18:10

[New Jersey] NJ Broker Seeks Unpaid Commission In Tobacco Escrow Deal ($$)

A California private equity firm was hit Wednesday with a lawsuit in New Jersey federal court over an alleged failure to pay commission to a private mortgage broker as part of a $146 million purchase of tobacco escrow fund assets in 2010.
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38

[Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas] FDA Shuts Down Tobacco Sales at Stores That Sell to Minors

shut down tobacco sales at eight shops that have repeatedly sold products to kids under 18. The stores — in New Jersey, Michigan, Missouri, Maryland and Illinois — have 30 days to stop selling tobacco products or appeal, the FDA said.
Texhoma (KFDX NBC 3, KJTL FOX 18 and KJBO MyTV 35) (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Nov 11, 2015 02:31

[New Jersey] Christie vetoes bill to ban smoking at N.J. parks, limit it at beaches

Christie said in the message. "I do not believe that the state should substitute its judgement for that of our local elected officials or upset the careful balancing of interests ... The final bill passed the Assembly, 64-8, and the Senate, 30-3, in July.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Sep 11, 2014 11:18

[New Jersey] Smoking ban in parks ordinance introduced by Maywood Council

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
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 16, 2014 12:00

[New Jersey] SCHOW: Could Chris Christie's e-cigarette tax send his presidential hopes up in smoke?

The move could hinder Christie's presidential aspirations, as nanny-state tactics are hugely unpopular - especially among conservatives. New Jersey already bans the use of e-cigarettes in public, but the continued attacks on the industry leave some que
Washington DC Examiner
added Mar 18, 2014 15:44

[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] Funding cuts imperil smoking-cessation programs

although health experts recommend courses like Crozer's to help smokers quit, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and New Jersey's Gov. Christie slashed funding for such programs to far below federally recommended levels. And they've not risen since. Smo
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 26, 2013 06:35

[New Jersey] Remember: Smoking E-Cigarettes Inside is Illegal, State Says - Manasquan-Belmar, NJ Patch

Yes, smoking e-cigarettes inside is illegal. Bill A4227/4228 was the first of its kind in the entire country, and a copy of the legislation is attached to this story.
added May 22, 2013 20:21

[New Jersey] FBI sting smokes out fake Marlboro men

The fake Marlboros typically sell for half-price on the street. A bargain, perhaps, for smokers, but not for the State of California, said V. Grady O'Malley, the assistant U.S. attorney handling the case, because it lost 87 cents a pack in taxes, or abou
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Apr 12, 2013 04:41
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