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[New Jersey] N.J. Tax Court Judge Denies, Grants Summary Judgment Motions In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

a New Jersey Tax Court judge on Aug. 9 found that a cigar wholesaler is not immune from a state tax on tobacco because it did not keep adequate records showing that it sold tobacco to an out-of-state buyer (Cigar Stop Inc. v. Director of the Division of T
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26

Dedicated Revenue For Anti-Smoking Programs In New Jersey One Vote Away

A move to allocate one percent of New Jersey’s tobacco tax revenue to smoking cessation programs is one step away from becoming law. Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed the proposal last month, citing the effect the $7 million move would have o
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:14

[New Jersey] Westfield Board of Health Discusses Restaurant Violations, Tobacco Sales to Underage Consumers

According to Megan Avallone, Health Officer, there were 14 sales of tobacco products to underage consumers last month. Only four of those violations took place in Westfield, with the rest occurring in other towns inspected by Westfield health inspectors
added Aug 9, 2017 14:12

New Jersey Raises Tobacco Age to 21 – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives

In New Jersey, tobacco kills 11,800 people and costs over $4 billion in health care expenses each year. Without additional action to reduce tobacco use, 143,000 kids alive today in New Jersey will die prematurely from smoking. Increasing the tobacco age t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:08

LOPEZ: New Jersey raised its smoking age to 21. The change will likely save lives.

So the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal ages for smoking and drinking reduce use and save lives, and they do so by working exactly as one would expect.
Vox Media
added Jul 24, 2017 22:10

[New Jersey] Chris Christie just did something he says will save lives in N.J.

Echoing his often-used theme of breaking the cycle of addiction, the governor issued a statement saying the time had come to protect young New Jerseyans by "giving young people more time to develop a maturity and better understanding of how dangerous smo
added Jul 23, 2017 05:24

New Jersey Becomes Third State To Raise Smoking Age To 21

Christie cited the strain on the health care system caused by tobacco-related illnesses. He also noted his mother died from the effects of smoking. “By raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, we are giving young people more time to d
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Jul 22, 2017 21:07

New Jersey Raises Tobacco Age to 21 – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives

In signing the bill, Gov. Christie rightly noted that raising the tobacco age gives young people a “better understanding of how dangerous smoking can be and that it is better to not start smoking in the first place.” He added, “My mother died from the ef
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:58

[New Jersey] Gov. Chris Christie, who let similar legislation expire on his desk last year, signs stricter tobacco regulations into law

Karen Blumenfeld, executive director of the antismoking nonprofit Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy, said New Jersey follows only Hawaii and California in raising its minimum purchasing age to 21. “Ninety-five percent of all people start smoking by ag
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 22, 2017 15:58

[New Jersey] Governor Christie Takes Action on Pending Legislation

including S-359/A-2320 (Codey, Vitale/Vainieri Huttle, Conaway, Jimenez, Lampitt, Jasey, Sumter), which raises the minimum age from 19 to 21 of a person to whom a vendor may sell, offer for sale, distribute, give or furnish tobacco products in New Jersey.
Office of the Governor (NJ)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:58
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