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[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02
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The State of New Jersey is considering a 75% tax on e-cigarettes

Bill 1586would “impose a tax burden in line with a similar tax burden imposed upon cigarettes under the cigarette tax act,” despite the fact that e-cigarettes have been proven to be significantly safer than regular cigarettes.This bill intends “to impose
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 5, 2018 16:25
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[New Jersey] Cranford Police Department Reinforces Tobacco & Electronic Smoking Laws with Local Businesses

Last November, the legal age to purchase tobacco products and electronic smoking devices in New Jersey was raised from 19 to 21.The Cranford Police Department's Community Policing Unit recently met with local retailers to reinforce the legal age raise and
TAPinto.net
added Feb 26, 2018 22:48
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[New Jersey] To legalize or not? First hearing on recreational marijuana held in Jersey City

Marijuana could follow the legal guidelines that govern alcohol use. Public consumption will likely be banned. This would require people to go to bar-like accommodations such as smoke lounges. Where these or retail sellers of marijuana would be located
Hudson (NJ) Reporter
added Feb 26, 2018 20:32
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ improving weak spots in otherwise good tobacco-control report

For seven years, budget-challenged New Jersey got nearly $1 billion from the federal settlement with tobacco companies and didn’t spend any...between the ongoing push to discourage cigarette sales and the money now being spent on helping people quit or n
The Press of Atlantic City
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[New Jersey] Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

Regular and menthol cigarettes are at least equal players when you’re talking about the negative impact on health, Flores says. That’s a big problem if people smoke menthols because they think they’re the lesser of two evils or only took up smoking becaus
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2018 03:39
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BRIANT: New Jersey Introduces Menthol Cigarette Ban

This potential prohibition in the State of New Jersey on a legal product that can only be purchased by adults at least 21 years of age will have a devastating impact on New Jersey retailers while at the same time fueling the illicit trafficking of menthol
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:14
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[New Jersey] Smoke menthol cigarettes, Jersey? Your lawmakers are thinking about banning them.

State Assemblyman Herb Conaway, a physician, said menthol has escaped being prohibited while other additives that are proven to promote addiction to nicotine have been banned. "Perhaps we can do what the federal government has failed to do," said Conawa
NJ.com
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[New Jersey] EDELSTEIN: A NJ bill would ban menthol cigarettes. It doesn’t go far enough (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN)

My plan is simple. No more cigarette sales. You want cigarettes, you get them at a pharmacy with a doctor’s prescription. No doctor would be allowed to not give the prescription, but the prescription is a must. This way, people who already smoke can cont
The Trentonian
added Feb 12, 2018 13:03
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New Jersey could be first state to ban menthol cigarettes

Legislation banning the cigarettes was approved Monday by the state Assembly's Health and Senior Services Committee and now heads to the Appropriations Committee for further consideration. Similar legislation has not yet been introduced in the state Sena
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 5, 2018 14:54
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