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[New Jersey] BUTTERFLIES, BOOZE, BUT NOT BACTERIA — WHAT NJ’S LAST-MINUTE LAWS COVER

A-3975/S-3361 permits smoking in certain facilities for medical or health-related scientific research. It is now legal to smoke indoors in New Jersey, but only for scientific purposes. The new law carves out a pocket in the strict “no smoking” state pol
NJ Spotlight
added Jan 9, 2018 22:07
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Just say no to smoking at the Jersey Shore

Matt Doherty, mayor of Belmar, told a New Jersey radio station that after his Monmouth County borough instituted its smoking ban in the spring of 2014, merchants along the beach noticed an uptick in business.
NJ.com
added Jan 8, 2018 15:45
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[New Jersey] Christie signs laws to fund anti-tobacco efforts, make birth control more accessible

The outgoing Republican governor also signed another health-related law, this one dedicating a small mount of tax revenue to fund smoking cessation programs. Christie gutted most state-funded anti-smoking efforts early in his first term.
NJ.com
added Dec 18, 2017 15:03
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[New Jersey] One Percent of NJ Tobacco Tax Revenue Will Go to Anti-Smoking Initiatives

Christie on Friday approved legislation to divert one percent of all tax revenue from sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products to the State Department of Health to fund programs to combat use. That appropriation will generate between $6 and $7 mill
New York Observer
added Dec 16, 2017 20:03
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[New Jersey] LAWMAKERS OK NEW FUNDING FOR TOBACCO EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Legislation would divert portion of annual tobacco tax collection to anti-smoking initiatives
NJ Spotlight
added Dec 11, 2017 12:18
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[New Jersey] Students, faculty consider a smoke-free campus policy

Students and faculty were invited to attend a forum on Nov. 14 to discuss Rider potentially adopting a smoke-free campus policy that many colleges and universities nationwide have recently implemented. Sponsored by the Center for Wellness and Health Stu
Rider News
added Nov 29, 2017 15:18
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[New Jersey] Dr. Nina: COPD among leading killers, but half don't know they have it

I am joining medical and health care professionals and public health officials — as well as those who have a diagnosis and their families — in national outreach this month to raise awareness of COPD. One of our nation’s leading killers, COPD is the third
The Press of Atlantic City
added Nov 28, 2017 17:08
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New Jersey law raising smoking age to 21 takes effect

Starting Wednesday, New Jersey will raise its smoking age to 21. The restriction applies to tobacco products and electronic smoking devices. Previously, the age was 19. Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed the bill into law in July. Christie cited the
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 1, 2017 15:57
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[Illinois, New Jersey] Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Products Spreads

As New Jersey officially raises the legal age for buying tobacco from 19 to 21 effective Nov. 1, a Chicago suburb is now considering ... So far, five states—California, Hawaii, Maine, New Jersey and Oregon—have changed the legal age to buy tobacco produc
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[New Jersey] VIDEO: New Smoking Age 21 as of Nov. 1

This Wednesday, November 1st, the legal age for buying tobacco products in the state will officially be changed to 21. Back in July, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law that would raise the legal smoking age from 19. The new restriction appli
SNJ Today
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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