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[New Jersey] VIDEO: EDITORIAL: Our view: Legislators still attack vaping as evidence of its usefulness mounts

The state is getting $921 million this year from the nationwide tobacco industry settlement and state taxes on tobacco. State politicians will spend none of that money on reducing smoking. State policies and regulations should to be guided by an interest
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jun 8, 2016 17:53

[New Jersey] LETTER: New rules benefit tobacco industry

A number of my friends who are trying to stop smoking have informed me that the Federal Drug Administration is trying to eliminate the vapor/e-cigarette industry. These people and millions of others depend on that aspect of tobacco relief to quit smoking
Camden (NJ) Courier-Post
added Jun 2, 2016 02:39

[New Jersey] WATCH: Do NJ beachgoers support a smoking ban?

Visitors to the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Saturday overwhelmingly supported a state bill that would give cigarettes the boot on beaches throughout New Jersey. But the jury is still out on whether Gov. Chris Christie will sign the bill, which the Legisla
added May 29, 2016 15:23

[New Jersey] Was this a really bad day for smokers in N.J.?

Convenience stores and and gas stations have opposed the bill because they say the loss of revenue from the "ancillary" items these young smokers buy – like coffee or a sandwich– would hurt them significantly.
added May 27, 2016 22:16

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Cough, cough, finally! No more smoking on the Jersey Shore

A ban on smoking in parks and on beaches will protect public health and reduce litter. Do Republican backers have the backbone to override a likely Christie veto?
Trenton (NJ) Times
added May 27, 2016 22:16

[New Jersey] VIDEO: Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?

Although New Jersey would be the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarette products, all but five states have some sort of regulation restricting e-cigarette use, usually in the form of local or countywide bans in public places, bars or restaur
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 27, 2016 21:53

[New Jersey] Beach smoking ban passes, but Christie may not sign

But smokers shouldn’t toss that cigarette butt into the sand just yet (Sierra Club volunteers picked up 7,000 discarded butts in a litter sweep of Ocean County beaches last year). Gov. Chris Christie, despite stating he is anti-smoking, has vetoed such
Camden (NJ) Courier-Post
added May 27, 2016 19:21


The minimum age to purchase tobacco products in all but four states is 18. The minimum age is 19 in New Jersey, Alabama, Alaska, Utah, and the District of Columbia. New Jersey increased the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 19 in 2006. Some localities i
New Jersey Senate Democratic Office
added May 27, 2016 18:53

[New Jersey] No more butts on the beach, N.J. Legislature says

New Jersey lawmakers, undeterred by a likely veto from Gov. Christie, voted Thursday to ban smoking in public parks and beaches statewide. The Senate voted, 24-6, in favor of the legislation, and the Assembly 63-7, with four abstentions. Christie, a Rep
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added May 26, 2016 22:37
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[New Jersey] Lawmakers to vote on banning smoking on N.J. beaches

Using the upcoming Memorial Day weekend as his backdrop for the announcement, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) was in Belmar on Tuesday to drum up support for the bill (S1734) that would ban smoking on all beaches, state parks and fo
added May 26, 2016 22:34
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