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[New Jersey] Pallone to Gottlieb: “JUULing” Threatens Kids’ Health

Stating that tobacco products like JUUL and other e-cigarettes are gaining widespread popularity among America’s youth, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scot
Congressman Frank Pallone
added Mar 30, 2018 19:07
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[New Jersey] Pallone calls on FDA to regulate 'juuling'

Earlier this month, Pallone sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, voicing his concerns over FDA’s decision to delay a rule that will allow JUUL to stay on the market until 2022 without premarket review by the FDA. That will mean that JUUL w
Farmington (NM) Daily Times
added Mar 30, 2018 19:03
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New Jersey to refund junk tobacco bonds for $3.2 billion of high-grade paper

New Jersey will sell $3.2 billion of tobacco refunding bonds on April 4 in a deal that effectively strips the debt of its junk rating and elevates it to investment grade. The deal, the largest of next week’s $8 billion of U.S. municipal bond and note sal
Reuters
added Mar 30, 2018 16:08
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[New Jersey] Kittatinny students promise no-tobacco lifestyle

Numerous students at Kittatinny Regional High School pledged to refrain from using tobacco and other drug products as part of the school's celebration of "Kick Butts Day" against smoking Friday morning. Throughout the lunch periods in the junior high caf
New Jersey Herald
added Mar 27, 2018 14:43
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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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