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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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[Georgia] City Ink: Sheriff butts heads with marshal over traffic escorts

BreathEasy Augusta coalition was back before a commission committee asking members to pass a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance...Clint Martin, owner of Bar West...“A huge cancer study showed that secondhand smoke does not cause cancer...It does not cause
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 14, 2018 01:46
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[New York] Thank You for Not Smoking: How Big Tobacco Gets Free Advertising On and Off the Red Carpet

Both celebrities and fans can accidentally wind up marketing smoking to young social media users, which is why truth created the erase and replace tool, allowing users to replace the cigarettes in photos with something more positive. Users can upload an
Variety
added May 12, 2018 22:26
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[Virginia] Beach driver ticketed $100 for smoking in vehicle with child inside

WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth, VA)
added May 12, 2018 22:14
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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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[Tennessee] ETSU researcher urges repeal of tobacco-friendly law

Tennessee General Assembly kill legislation last last month that would have banned smoking in cars when children are present. Hadii Mamudu, whose research focuses on public policy and the harmful effects of smoking, said the narrow defeat of the bill on
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 11, 2018 21:59
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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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Locals react to proposed Ohio senate smoking bill

A new study out on smoking has drawn attention to something known as third-hand smoke... A proposal in the Ohio Senate could deter even the most consistent smokers if they spark up in a vehicle with a child six years old or younger. Senate Bill 106 would
WTOV TV9 (Steubenville, OH)
added May 11, 2018 06:10
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