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[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
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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
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[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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[New Jersey] Using smokeless tobacco in NJ schools could result in fines up to $1000 under new legislation

Lakewood (NJ) Scoop
added Jun 21, 2017 20:30
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[New Jersey] Lavallette Council Turns Down Beach Smoking Ban

Mayor Walter LaCicero said the “perennial” request to ban smoking was not something the governing body hadn’t dealt with before, and – like this year – could not garner enough council support.
Shorebeat
added Jun 20, 2017 19:48
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[New Jersey] NJ LAWMAKERS, ADVOCATES PUSH TO SPEND MORE TO CURB SMOKING

The state Senate is scheduled to cast a final vote Monday on a bipartisan-backed proposal to devote one percent of the tax revenue from all tobacco products sales to support evidenced-based programs to prevent kids from starting, to reduce smoking rates
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 19, 2017 14:31
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Last chance, Gov. Christie: Raise the legal N.J. smoking age to 21

If this bill is signed, the state still would collect close to $700 million in tax revenue from tobacco sales. The people opposed to this bill can comfort themselves in the knowledge that Big Tobacco still has a fighting chance... It has never been clear,
NJ.com
added Jun 7, 2017 16:34
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[New Jersey] Chatham Health Survey Says 10.3 Percent of Students Have Tried E-Cigarettes/Vaping

Lori Gironda, Chatham High assistant principal, reported that 10.3 percent of CHS students had answered a survey in which they indicated that they had tried an e-cigarette or vape pen in the previous 30 days. Gironda held up a vape pen at the regular me
TAPinto.net
added Jun 7, 2017 02:07
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[New Jersey] Move to raise age for N.J. tobacco sales to 21 gains momentum again

A state Assembly panel voted Thursday to raise the age for tobacco product purchases in New Jersey from 19 to 21, a move that will cost the state nearly $16 million in tax revenue. The 7-3 vote of the Assembly Appropriations Committee sends the bill to t
NJ.com
added Jun 2, 2017 17:50
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[New Jersey] NJ considers using more cigarette tax money on programs to help people quit

The proposal (S862/A3338) would dedicate 1 percent of the roughly $700 million a year the state collects from cigarette taxes, or $7 million, to anti-smoking initiatives. It’s a step in the right direction, said Karen Blumenfeld, executive director of Gl
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Jun 2, 2017 05:06
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