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[New Jersey] Tax em' if you've got em'? Phil Murphy wants levy on e-cigarettes

Murphy's state budget anticipates raising $59 million from new taxes on e-cigarettes and tobacco products in New Jersey for cash-starved state coffers. That bill combines a 75 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes with a rise in the wholesale tax on toba
NJ.com
added May 30, 2018 19:56
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[New Jersey] Beach Smoking Ban Proposed

With a single dissenting vote from Councilwoman Karen Bergman, Ocean City's City Council, May 24, introduced an ordinance that could ban smoking on all city beaches this summer. The vote came with several council members expressing reluctance to create
Cape May County (NJ) Herald
added May 25, 2018 22:09
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[New Jersey] Editorial: A welcome move toward smoke-free beaches

It’s time to get it done. We’ve known about the dangers of secondhand smoke for decades. There’s nothing left to debate. That didn’t stop former Gov. Chris Christie, however. He vetoed the last effort for a comprehensive ban by arguing that state govern
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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[New Jersey] Should smoking be banned from Jersey shore beaches?

A panel of state lawmakers wants to snuff out smoking on beaches along the Jersey shore. Beachgoers, using the sand as their ashtrays, left behind an estimated 29,000 cigarette butts last year, and that's just the ones beach cleaners picked up! "New Je
NJ.com
added May 14, 2018 01:57
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[Connecticut, New Jersey, New York] Westchester town raises tobacco age to 21

New Castle lawmakers passed a law last week that raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Legislators in the Westchester town say a big spike in the number of teens who vape was a leading reason for passing the law. "We want people to realize
News 12
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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New Jersey gets closer to banning smoking on beaches

A five-person panel of state lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to approve the piece of legislation, which would revise and expand upon the 2006 “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act.” The bill cites the dangers of tobacco and how the ban on smoking at pu
New York Post
added May 12, 2018 16:43
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[New Jersey] Bill to Ban Smoking on N.J. Beaches Resurfaces

Free from the threat posed by former Gov. Chris Christie’s veto pen, a bill to prohibit smoking on public beaches throughout New Jersey has re-emerged. The new bill, sponsored this time by state Senate President Steven Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Vin Gop
Shorebeat
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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New Jersey may ban smoking on all public beaches

A statewide ban would protect beach-goers from second-hand smoke and stem the tide of cigarette butts that are left on the beaches every year, said Senate Environment Committee Chairman Bob Smith. “Not only do you have a nice beach for you and your kids
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added May 11, 2018 20:27
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[New Jersey, New York] Committee advances bill to ban smoking on all NJ beaches

A state Senate committee approved the “New Jersey Smoke Free Air Act,” which would ban smoking at all of the state’s public beaches. “We don’t want our beautiful beaches to be used as ashtrays,” said state Sen. Steve Sweeney in a statement. “It’s a matt
News 12
added May 11, 2018 20:19
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New Jersey Lawmakers Try (Again) to Ban Smoking on the Beach

now that Phil Murphy is in the governor’s office instead of Chris Christie. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Sen. Bob Smith introduced a bill (S2534) on Thursday that would prohibit smoking on all county and municipal beaches. The bill advanced from th
New York Observer
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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