Bergen County

Fort Lee, N.J. Eschews Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

Borough leaders in Fort Lee, N.J. have decided against trying to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, saying that it could create a conflict…

Hillsdale, N.J. To Consider Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

The borough of Hillsdale, N.J. could be the next municipality to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, as the borough council has introduced…

Edgewater, N.J. Backs Off Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

Just a week after a proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and nicotine delivery devices from 19 to 21 was introduced…

Rutherford, N.J. Increases Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Continuing a trend in New Jersey of cities and towns raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco and nicotine delivery products, the Rutherford Borough Council…

Rutherford, N.J. Introduces Bill to Increase Tobacco Purchase Age

New Jersey is quickly becoming the next hotbed of cities seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and nicotine delivery products to 21,…

Allendale, N.J. Limiting Where to Light Up

The borough of Allendale, N.J. has given its nearly 6,700 residents a clear message: we don’t want you smoking or using tobacco products in this…

Garfield, N.J. Expected to Increase Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

It appears that the city of Garfield, N.J. will be raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21 at its April…

Franklin Lakes, N.J. Bans Smoking in All Recreation Areas

The borough of Franklin Lakes, N.J. has banned smoking in all recreation areas following an unanimous vote by the city council on Dec. 16. Smokers…

Teaneck, N.J. Raises Minimum Purchase Age for Tobacco to 21

Wednesday night, the town council of Teaneck, N.J. voted to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, a change that will take…

Englewood Becomes First New Jersey City to Raise Minimum Purchasing Age to 21

While the New Jersey Assembly weighs a bill that would make the Garden State the first in the nation to have a minimum purchasing age…

Norwood, N.J. Eyes Smoking Ban

While the State of New Jersey passed a smoking ban dealing with public parks and beaches, the borough of Norwood is eying a ban of…