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[New Jersey] Senate panel advances smoking cessation bill

A bill that would allocate 1 percent of New Jersey's revenues from cigarette taxes to the Department of Health to fund anti-smoking initiatives is making its way through the Legislature. The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee adv
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Sep 12, 2016 20:48
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[New Jersey] Bloomingdale council enacting smoking ban

Bloomingdale had a law on its books that banned smoking at municipal facilities. Now that it's the wiser, the governing body will consider an ordinance to snuff out smoking at municipal facilities. At its Sept. 6 meeting, the Borough Council introduced a
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Sep 12, 2016 16:44
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[New Jersey] Why NJ’s anti-smoking lawmaker is leading the effort to open cigar lounges

creation of new cigar lounges received the green light from an Assembly panel on Thursday...Gusciora, D-Mercer, a primary sponsor of the measure, said his effort is geared toward a unique subset of the population that enjoys smoking cigars and doesn’t min
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Sep 12, 2016 16:42
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[New Jersey] Bloomingdale council enacting smoking ban after realizing it slipped through cracks

borough officials had wrongly assumed that Bloomingdale had a law on its books that banned smoking at municipal facilities. Now that it's the wiser, the governing body will consider an ordinance to snuff out smoking at municipal facilities.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Sep 10, 2016 13:16
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[New Jersey] 'Beaches into ashtrays': After conditional veto, smoking still OK on most NJ beaches

New Jersey Sierra Club director Jeff Tittel said he believes Christie is "sacrificing" the health and safety of people on the beach with the veto, considering secondhand smoke and potentially lit cigarettes buried in the sand..."We shouldn't be OK with t
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 7, 2016 03:35
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] Merchants: Pa. cigarette tax will kill out-of-state business

There are four cigarette outlets on Northampton Street in Easton, within a block-and-a-half of the New Jersey border. The tax difference of $1.10 per pack was an incentive for New Jersey residents to make the drive across the Delaware River, business ow
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Partial outdoor smoking ban better than none

While we support the ban, we don’t believe legislators should bother expending any political capital or sacrificing other needs to get this done now. We recommend accepting the terms of the conditional veto, and revisiting the issue under a new governor.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jul 28, 2016 17:54
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[New Jersey, Virginia] N.J. man, Henrico man plead not guilty in cigarette scheme

Two men allegedly involved in trafficking at least $9.5 million in Virginia cigarettes for illegal resale in New Jersey and other states pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday. U.S. District Judges Robert E. Payne set a four-day trial beginning Oct.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jul 27, 2016 03:36
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Where there's smoking to ban, there's heat, not much light

The end result of the bill and Christie's approach seem very similar. We slightly prefer Christie's approach for its modest nod to home rule and less unneeded regulation.
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 25, 2016 16:17
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SMOKING BAN WILL NOT EXTEND TO ALL NEW JERSEY BEACHES AND PARKS

But John Weber, the mid-Atlantic regional manager for the Surfrider Foundation, worried about the confusion this could cause for beachgoers. Nobody lights up in restaurants anymore, he noted, because the public is clear that it is illegal. Smoking bans a
NJ Spotlight
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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