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[New Jersey] BLUMENFELD: NJ Senate and Assembly Pass Smokefree and Vape-free Park and Beaches Bill

“NJ will be the first State in the USA to make all local, county and state public parks and beaches 100% smokefree and vape-free, meaning no use of electronic smoking devices as well. Once again, NJ is a leader when it comes to protecting people from sec
TAPinto.net
added Jun 8, 2018 07:30
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New Jersey Legislature looks again at banning smoking on beaches within the state

Assembly and Senate committees on Monday advanced bills to prohibit smoking in state parks and forests, county and municipal parks and state, county and municipal beaches. Designated smoking areas could be established covering no more than 15 percent of
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jun 7, 2018 05:35
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[New Jersey] Marijuana-laced e-cigarettes spark alert in south Jersey

An officer pulled over a Nissan Sentra and found 3,000 vaping cartridges that turned out to be laced with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Police say the e-cigarettes have a street value of $113,962. 24-year-old Mahdi El-Abed and two passengers
WPVI-TV Channel 6 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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New Jersey tries _yet again _ to ban most beach smoking

but it still hasn't answered a question that has snubbed out past efforts: Who would be responsible for enforcing the ban? State Assembly and Senate committees are scheduled Monday to consider the state's latest bill that would ban smoking at public beac
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 4, 2018 16:04
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VIDEO: New Jersey police warn parents about THC drug-laced vape pens

Cartridges for vape pens and e-cigs containing THC, a psychoactive chemical found in cannabis, often come in fruity smells, offering an unprecedented level of discretion that even has kids using the drug at school, police warn. Gloucester Township Polic
CBS News.com
added Jun 2, 2018 10:30
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[New Jersey] Tax em' if you've got em'? Phil Murphy wants levy on e-cigarettes

Murphy's state budget anticipates raising $59 million from new taxes on e-cigarettes and tobacco products in New Jersey for cash-starved state coffers. That bill combines a 75 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes with a rise in the wholesale tax on toba
NJ.com
added May 30, 2018 19:56
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[New Jersey] Beach Smoking Ban Proposed

With a single dissenting vote from Councilwoman Karen Bergman, Ocean City's City Council, May 24, introduced an ordinance that could ban smoking on all city beaches this summer. The vote came with several council members expressing reluctance to create
Cape May County (NJ) Herald
added May 25, 2018 22:09
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[New Jersey] Editorial: A welcome move toward smoke-free beaches

It’s time to get it done. We’ve known about the dangers of secondhand smoke for decades. There’s nothing left to debate. That didn’t stop former Gov. Chris Christie, however. He vetoed the last effort for a comprehensive ban by arguing that state govern
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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[Connecticut, New Jersey, New York] Westchester town raises tobacco age to 21

New Castle lawmakers passed a law last week that raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Legislators in the Westchester town say a big spike in the number of teens who vape was a leading reason for passing the law. "We want people to realize
News 12 (Yonkers, NY)
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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[New Jersey] Should smoking be banned from Jersey shore beaches?

A panel of state lawmakers wants to snuff out smoking on beaches along the Jersey shore. Beachgoers, using the sand as their ashtrays, left behind an estimated 29,000 cigarette butts last year, and that's just the ones beach cleaners picked up! "New Je
NJ.com
added May 14, 2018 01:57
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