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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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New Jersey gets closer to banning smoking on beaches

A five-person panel of state lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to approve the piece of legislation, which would revise and expand upon the 2006 “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act.” The bill cites the dangers of tobacco and how the ban on smoking at pu
New York Post
added May 12, 2018 16:43
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[New Jersey] Bill to Ban Smoking on N.J. Beaches Resurfaces

Free from the threat posed by former Gov. Chris Christie’s veto pen, a bill to prohibit smoking on public beaches throughout New Jersey has re-emerged. The new bill, sponsored this time by state Senate President Steven Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Vin Gop
Shorebeat
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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New Jersey may ban smoking on all public beaches

A statewide ban would protect beach-goers from second-hand smoke and stem the tide of cigarette butts that are left on the beaches every year, said Senate Environment Committee Chairman Bob Smith. “Not only do you have a nice beach for you and your kids
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added May 11, 2018 20:27
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[New Jersey, New York] Committee advances bill to ban smoking on all NJ beaches

A state Senate committee approved the “New Jersey Smoke Free Air Act,” which would ban smoking at all of the state’s public beaches. “We don’t want our beautiful beaches to be used as ashtrays,” said state Sen. Steve Sweeney in a statement. “It’s a matt
News 12 (Yonkers, NY)
added May 11, 2018 20:19
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New Jersey Lawmakers Try (Again) to Ban Smoking on the Beach

now that Phil Murphy is in the governor’s office instead of Chris Christie. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Sen. Bob Smith introduced a bill (S2534) on Thursday that would prohibit smoking on all county and municipal beaches. The bill advanced from th
New York Observer
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[New Jersey, New York] Hookah Smoking Is More Popular Than Cigarettes And E-Cigs Among Social Smokers

Public health agencies across North America largely focus on cigarette smoking when trying to convince people that tobacco is bad for them, but new studies show that hookah smoking plays a larger role in casual smoking habits than you might think. The s
Civilized.
added May 3, 2018 17:57
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[New Jersey] Asbury Park bans smoking at the beaches

City council voted 3-2 to ban smoking on Asbury Park beaches. Mayor John Moor voted in favor of the ban, along with council members Eileen Chapman and Yvonne Clayton. Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn and Councilman Jesse Kendle voted against the measure.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 29, 2018 00:37
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[New Jersey] Point Pleasant, Asbury Park Now Among 17th Beaches To Ban Smoking

There are now at least 17 places at the Jersey Shore where you can enjoy the fresh salt air without the smell of tobacco (see list below).
Patch.org
added Apr 28, 2018 15:40
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[New Jersey] Another Jersey Shore town bans smoking on the beach

Asbury Park's city council voted on Thursday to ban smoking from its mile-long beach, effective this coming season. Fines will be in place to enforce the ban, but the amount of the fine was not disclosed. Mayor John Moor said the idea for a ban came aft
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Apr 28, 2018 00:34
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