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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

[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] Penn Medicine decision not to hire smokers part of a controversial trend

Penn Medicine's decision to hire only nonsmokers starting July 1 is part of a slow-moving trend that goes back decades and that is still controversial even among public health workers, who often see tobacco as enemy No. 1. "I'd be much more enthusiastic
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Feb 21, 2013 10:27

[New Jersey] Casinos blow hot and cold on smoking policy

Eleven of Atlantic City's 12 casinos permit smoking on 25 percent of their gaming floors. All except Revel, which is completely nonsmoking and has taken heat for it.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 16, 2012 16:07

[New Jersey] EDELSTEIN: A NJ bill would ban menthol cigarettes. It doesn’t go far enough (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN)

My plan is simple. No more cigarette sales. You want cigarettes, you get them at a pharmacy with a doctor’s prescription. No doctor would be allowed to not give the prescription, but the prescription is a must. This way, people who already smoke can cont
The Trentonian
added Feb 12, 2018 13:03

[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
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