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AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2017 00:34
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[New Jersey] WEST WINDSOR: Township considers changes to tobacco use policy

Township Council, which doubles as the municipal Board of Health, reviewed a draft of the proposed changes presented by township Health Officer Jill Swanson Monday night. The proposed revisions, as outlined by Swanson, would create an absolute ban on sm
Princeton (NJ) Packet
added Feb 17, 2017 21:23
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[New Jersey] Trenton Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

With today’s vote, Trenton becomes the 22nd municipality in New Jersey to raise the tobacco age to 21. The action comes one year after Gov. Chris Christie failed to show leadership on this issue by vetoing legislation to raise the tobacco age to 21 statew
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:50

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: No room for anti-tobacco funding in state’s addiction to spending

This nickel-and-diming of programs that benefit the public is the result of past politicians promising state workers (including themselves) salaries, benefits and pensions substantially greater than what nongovernment workers get. The cost of state gover
The Press of Atlantic City
added Feb 13, 2017 14:58
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[New Jersey] Advocacy group praises Cedar Grove's new no-smoking policy

Cedar Grove’s efforts to limit smoking in public places within its borders did not go unnoticed. The Township Council has banned smoking in all of Cedar Grove's fields and parks. The council formally approved an ordinance to ban smoking in the township
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Feb 8, 2017 01:02

[New Jersey] NAVARRO: Gov. Christie can combat opioid abuse by curtailing smoking

For the fifth consecutive year, New Jersey will spend nothing to prevent children and teens from smoking or help them to quit, despite receiving $944.5 million... Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey, where everyone has an opportunity to live the h
added Jan 31, 2017 18:10

[New Jersey] N.J. fails to reduce tobacco use, report says

New Jersey is one of only two states in the country that allocates zero state funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs as taxpayers absorb $4 billion in tobacco-related health expenses. “It’s a disservice to young people in not providing pre
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jan 25, 2017 21:28

New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

failure to spend on smoking cessation efforts when thousands of people still die annually from tobacco-related illnesses has drawn derision from advocates and public health officials....this year will begin repaying hundreds of millions of dollars to bond
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2017 19:21

[New Jersey] Trenton council again postpones vote on raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

Trenton council decided Thursday to postpone a vote on raising the purchasing age of tobacco from 19 to 21 in Trenton. The legislative body also delayed a vote on the matter on Jan. 5 The new vote is scheduled for Feb. 2. City gave the measure prelimin
The Trentonian
added Jan 20, 2017 03:54

[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55
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