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New Jersey Legislature Will Take Up Park and Beach Smoking Ban for Third Time

For the third time in four years, legislators in New Jersey will take up the issue of a smoking ban for parks, forests and beaches,...
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New Jersey Tobacco Purchase Age Goes to 21 Today

There is now—officially—a fourth state where you must be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products, as the law changed today in New...
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New Jersey Becomes Third State to Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

A year and a half after refusing to sign a tobacco purchasing age increase, Gov. Chris Christie did just that. Earlier today, Christie signed into...
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New Jersey Assembly To Vote on Tobacco Age Increase, Could Set up Second Veto by Christie

The push in New Jersey to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products took a significant step forward on Thursday as the Assembly Appropriations...
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Christie Vetoes, Then Proposes Amended New Jersey Beach & Park Smoking Ban

Like he did in 2014, Gov. Chris Christie vetoed legislation on Friday that would have banned smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey,...
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New Jersey Legislature Approves Parks and Beaches Smoking Ban

For the second time in two years, the New Jersey legislature has approved a smoking ban for state parks and the majority of state beaches,...
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Bills to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age, Ban Smoking at Beaches in New Jersey Advance

Fresh off New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s pocket veto of an increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and other nicotine delivery devices...
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New Jersey Legislature Takes Up Tobacco Age Increase, Smoking Bans Again

Just a few weeks after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie used a pocket veto to defeat a bill that would raise the minimum age to...
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Gov. Christie Pocket Vetos New Jersey’s Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has used a pocket veto to defeat a bill that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from...
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New Jersey Assembly Approves Tobacco Purchase Age Increase, Awaits Governor’s Signature

With the deadline to get bills passed looming, the New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco...
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Christie Vetoes New Jersey Beach Smoking Ban

Gov. Chris Christie announced today that he has vetoed A1080, the beach smoking ban that the New Jersey Assembly passed in late June. In his letter...
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