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New Jersey law raising smoking age to 21 takes effect

Starting Wednesday, New Jersey will raise its smoking age to 21. The restriction applies to tobacco products and electronic smoking devices. Previously, the age was 19. Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed the bill into law in July. Christie cited the
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 1, 2017 15:57
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[Illinois, New Jersey] Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Products Spreads

As New Jersey officially raises the legal age for buying tobacco from 19 to 21 effective Nov. 1, a Chicago suburb is now considering ... So far, five states—California, Hawaii, Maine, New Jersey and Oregon—have changed the legal age to buy tobacco produc
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[New Jersey] VIDEO: New Smoking Age 21 as of Nov. 1

This Wednesday, November 1st, the legal age for buying tobacco products in the state will officially be changed to 21. Back in July, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law that would raise the legal smoking age from 19. The new restriction appli
SNJ Today
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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[New Jersey] No Consequences for Students who Smoke Outside of Designated Zones

no consequences if students, faculty and staff smoke outside of the designated smoking areas the university implemented this semester. The smoke-free zones are there as learning tools before the school is completely smoke-free. Graduate student at Health
The Montclarion (Montclair State University)
added Oct 13, 2017 00:41
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[New Jersey] SGA works to move ashtrays further from buildings

Non-smokers, are urging others to smoke further away from school buildings. Last week, during a Student Government Association meeting, Michelle Pan, chair of the student life committee, talked about the initiative to relocate ashtrays.
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Sep 30, 2017 21:32
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[New Jersey] South Plainfield Adopts a "Smoke-Free" Ordinance

The Mayor and Council have amended the ordinance to expand the smoke-free zones.... It no longer allows for designated smoking areas in the parks. It will allow people to leave Borough Hall on Court Day without having to pass through a cloud of smoke. Sm
TAPinto.net
added Sep 9, 2017 15:23
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[New Jersey] N.J. Tax Court Judge Denies, Grants Summary Judgment Motions In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

a New Jersey Tax Court judge on Aug. 9 found that a cigar wholesaler is not immune from a state tax on tobacco because it did not keep adequate records showing that it sold tobacco to an out-of-state buyer (Cigar Stop Inc. v. Director of the Division of T
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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Dedicated Revenue For Anti-Smoking Programs In New Jersey One Vote Away

A move to allocate one percent of New Jersey’s tobacco tax revenue to smoking cessation programs is one step away from becoming law. Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed the proposal last month, citing the effect the $7 million move would have o
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:14
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[New Jersey] Westfield Board of Health Discusses Restaurant Violations, Tobacco Sales to Underage Consumers

According to Megan Avallone, Health Officer, there were 14 sales of tobacco products to underage consumers last month. Only four of those violations took place in Westfield, with the rest occurring in other towns inspected by Westfield health inspectors
TAPinto.net
added Aug 9, 2017 14:12
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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
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