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[New Jersey] DEMINSKI: Trenton’s new cigarette purchase age is another useless law — Deminski

Codey has made the point over and over that his idea of enacting this statewide will keep young people from picking up the smoking habit to begin with. How ridiculous. Almost all teenagers who start smoking don’t have their first one by walking into a st
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:09
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[New Jersey] Trenton bumps tobacco purchasing age from 19 to 21

before city council voted to raise Trenton’s tobacco purchasing age from 19 to 21 on Thursday, medical practitioners from local hospitals told of the horror stories. “As a doctor, frankly, I’m tired of treating adults with emphysema, lung disease and lun
The Trentonian
added Feb 19, 2017 16:03

[New Jersey] Another NJ city raises tobacco-buying age to 21 — will it make a difference?

GASP spokeswoman Karen Blumenfeld said Trenton joins New York City, Boston, California and Hawaii in raising the age. “90 percent of young people who start smoking do so by the time they are age 21. For those young adults it’s important to reduce access
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:59


AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2017 00:34
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[New Jersey] Trenton Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

With today’s vote, Trenton becomes the 22nd municipality in New Jersey to raise the tobacco age to 21. The action comes one year after Gov. Chris Christie failed to show leadership on this issue by vetoing legislation to raise the tobacco age to 21 statew
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:50
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[New Jersey] WEST WINDSOR: Township considers changes to tobacco use policy

Township Council, which doubles as the municipal Board of Health, reviewed a draft of the proposed changes presented by township Health Officer Jill Swanson Monday night. The proposed revisions, as outlined by Swanson, would create an absolute ban on sm
Princeton (NJ) Packet
added Feb 17, 2017 21:23

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: No room for anti-tobacco funding in state’s addiction to spending

This nickel-and-diming of programs that benefit the public is the result of past politicians promising state workers (including themselves) salaries, benefits and pensions substantially greater than what nongovernment workers get. The cost of state gover
The Press of Atlantic City
added Feb 13, 2017 14:58
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[New Jersey] Advocacy group praises Cedar Grove's new no-smoking policy

Cedar Grove’s efforts to limit smoking in public places within its borders did not go unnoticed. The Township Council has banned smoking in all of Cedar Grove's fields and parks. The council formally approved an ordinance to ban smoking in the township
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Feb 8, 2017 01:02

[New Jersey] NAVARRO: Gov. Christie can combat opioid abuse by curtailing smoking

For the fifth consecutive year, New Jersey will spend nothing to prevent children and teens from smoking or help them to quit, despite receiving $944.5 million... Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey, where everyone has an opportunity to live the h
added Jan 31, 2017 18:10

[New Jersey] N.J. fails to reduce tobacco use, report says

New Jersey is one of only two states in the country that allocates zero state funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs as taxpayers absorb $4 billion in tobacco-related health expenses. “It’s a disservice to young people in not providing pre
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jan 25, 2017 21:28
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