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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

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

City council decided Thursday to postpone a vote on raising the purchasing age of tobacco from 19 to 21 in Trenton. The new vote is scheduled for Jan. 19. The legislative body gave the measure preliminary approval by a narrow majority at its Dec. 15 mee
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jan 6, 2017 01:36

[New Jersey] Dave Neese’s Provocations: The cardinal sin of sin taxes

All but kept a secret, the settlement contained small-print, lawyerly language to protect Big Tobacco’s market share. This was a tacit admission that government and the tobacco industry were now in business together. Governments would go on sermonizing
The Trentonian
added Dec 26, 2016 16:51

[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12
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