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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
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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Smoking laws: Five huge changes proposed for South Africa

The proposed Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill has been opened up for public debate. Dramatic changes to South African smoking laws could soon become a reality, should the bill receive Parliamentary approval. The changes are said t
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 9, 2018 14:17
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[South Carolina] Freedom to light up in some SC parks will go up in smoke if city council approves ban

Depending on the outcome of a vote Tuesday, smoking could be outlawed in hundreds of public parks in South Carolina. The Charleston City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance proposing to ban all smoking in the city parks. That would include e-cig
Columbia (SC) State
added May 7, 2018 16:26
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[South Carolina] Ordinance aims to ban smoking at Charleston city parks

120 parks,1800 acres and not a cigarette among them is the aim of an ordinance before Charleston City Council. This ordinance is similar to ones already in place at MUSC, College of Charleston, and the Citadel. The ban would include both traditional an
WCBD-TV2 (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
added May 7, 2018 16:20
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[South Carolina] Charleston to consider smoking ban in city parks

Supporters say the move is the next step after similar bans were approved in workplaces, at the Medical University of South Carolina, the College of Charleston and The Citadel. The city's website says Charleston has 120 parks with about 1,800 total acre
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added May 6, 2018 00:58
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