New Jersey Assembly

New Jersey Legislature Approves Beach Smoking Ban

Nearly every square inch of parks and beaches in the state of New Jersey could be going smoke-free after the state’s legislature approved a bill...
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New Cigar Lounges Could be Opening in New Jersey

A bill to allow new cigar lounges to open in New Jersey has taken its first step forward, as the state Assembly Commerce and Economic...
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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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Another New Jersey Cigar Tax Increase Proposed

Last month, two bills were introduced in the New Jersey legislature that would have raised the tax on cigars from 30 percent of the wholesale...
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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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New Jersey Senate Approves 21-Year Tobacco Purchasing Age

The State of New Jersey moved one step closer to becoming the first state to require those purchasing tobacco to be 21-years-old when the New...
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New Jersey Park Smoking Ban Passes With Beach Amendment

Earlier today, the New Jersey Legislature passed a new law that will ban smoking in public parks, but after much debate, will allow for municipalities...
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New Jersey Delays Beach Smoking Ban Resolution

Last Friday, the New Jersey Senate voted on a proposed ban on beach smoking, but resolved little. The Senate voted in favor of allowing municipalities...
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