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The plan: Lower penalties for smoking, but actually enforce them

Gov. Chris Christie signs law allowing towns to downgrade penalties for smoking where it's prohibited so people wouldn’t be hit with a criminal record.

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Princeton is considering an ordinance banning the sale of tobacco to anyone younger than 21 years old. (michaeljung, ThinkStock)
Princeton is considering an ordinance banning the sale of tobacco to anyone younger than 21 years old. (michaeljung, ThinkStock)
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Smoking age will be 21 in NJ — so who’s helping 19-year-old quitters?

Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a $7 million increase in spending on smoking cessation, while the higher smoking age could lead to demand among 19- and 20-year-olds.

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New York City Council Proposes Bill To Raise Minimum Age For Buying Cigarettes To 21
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Smoke ’em if you got ’em, unless you’re under 21 in NJ

Beginning in November, the age to purchase cigarettes in New Jersey will jump from 19 to 21. Another move by Gov. Chris Christie to desperately try to shape a legacy which is almost certain to be about a bridge and a beach.

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New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

Gov. Chris Christie has dedicated his final year in office to addressing the opioid epidemic, but the state's failure to spend on smoking cessation efforts when thousands of people still die annually from tobacco-related illnesses has drawn derision from advocates and public health officials.

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Despite nearly $1B in tobacco funds, NJ will spend zero on prevention programs

New Jersey ranks dead last for the money it devotes to tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

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$700M in tobacco taxes annually, but NJ hasn’t funded anti-smoking program

The CDC says New Jersey should spend over $100 million a year to fight smoking. It spends nothing, and hasn't for five years. That may change, but only slightly.

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Why NJ’s anti-smoking lawmaker is leading the effort to open cigar lounges

It's been banned for 10 years in New Jersey, but the creation of new cigar lounges received the green light from an Assembly panel on Thursday.

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Christie vetoes smoking ban for all beaches, endorses one for state parks

Smoking likely will be banned at state forests and parks starting next year, though a veto by Gov. Chris Christie blocked a prohibition covering all local beaches and parks.

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Smoking To Be Banned On Bondi Beach
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Measure to ban smoking at NJ beaches, parks passed by Legislature

Lawmakers in New Jersey have sent a measure to Gov. Chris Christie's desk to ban smoking at public beaches and parks.

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Bid to raise California tobacco tax nears November ballot

A well-financed campaign backed by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer, medical groups and organized labor has collected enough signatures for a ballot measure to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 a pack, officials said.

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