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New Jersey Raises Tobacco Age to 21 – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives

In New Jersey, tobacco kills 11,800 people and costs over $4 billion in health care expenses each year. Without additional action to reduce tobacco use, 143,000 kids alive today in New Jersey will die prematurely from smoking. Increasing the tobacco age t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:08

New Jersey Raises Tobacco Age to 21 – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives

In signing the bill, Gov. Christie rightly noted that raising the tobacco age gives young people a “better understanding of how dangerous smoking can be and that it is better to not start smoking in the first place.” He added, “My mother died from the ef
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:58

[New Jersey] Governor Christie Takes Action on Pending Legislation

including S-359/A-2320 (Codey, Vitale/Vainieri Huttle, Conaway, Jimenez, Lampitt, Jasey, Sumter), which raises the minimum age from 19 to 21 of a person to whom a vendor may sell, offer for sale, distribute, give or furnish tobacco products in New Jersey.
Office of the Governor (NJ)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:58

New Jersey becomes 3rd state to raise smoking age to 21

Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a law Friday making New Jersey the third state to raise its smoking age to 21. Christie cited the strain on the health care system caused by tobacco-related illnesses. He also noted his mother died from the effects
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2017 22:45

[New Jersey] Smoking now banned in Quinton parks, municipal buildings

The SCRATCH Coalition is delighted to announce that Quinton Township became the 8th municipality in Salem County to adopt a Outdoor Smoke Free Recreation Ordinance, on July 6, 2017. Ordinance 2017-02 prohibits the use of all tobacco products including el
added Jul 21, 2017 05:14

[New Jersey] Another Salem County Township Bans Outdoor Smoking

Salem County officials are continuing to do their part to create a safe and healthy environment for everyone in the community. Earlier in July, Quinton Township became the eighth municipality in the South Jersey county to adopt an outdoor smoke-free rec
SNJ Today
added Jul 21, 2017 05:14
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Legislators still attack vaping, even as evidence of its benefits mounts

Some state legislators are trying again to cripple the vaping market. ...We agree with the Royal College of Physicians, that regulations should encourage smokers to switch to e-cigarettes, and not try to inhibit their development and use.
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 12, 2017 03:06

[New Jersey] MONTGOMERY: Forum starts the conversation on nicotine addiction

Montgomery/Rocky Hill Municipal Alliance and the Montgomery Township Health Department joined forces to present a special forum on nicotine addiction, which now includes e-cigarettes. "This is the start of the conversation," Montgomery Township Health Of
Princeton (NJ) Packet
added Jun 30, 2017 14:01

Tobacco 21 Bill Voted Through New Jersey Legislature

The New Jersey Senate has already voted through companion bill #S359, so the future of this addiction preventing and lifesaving effort is now in Governor Christie's hands. If signed, this policy will give millions of young people who live in New Jersey m
PR Newswire
added Jun 24, 2017 15:24

[New Jersey] Gov. Christie Should Sign Tobacco Prevention Measures That Will Protect Kids and Save Lives

The Legislature has passed two bills that will help New Jersey combat tobacco use. One bill would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21; the second measure provides $7 million to the state’s tobacco prevention and cessation p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:17
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