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Advocates cheer public health, environmental benefits of new N.J. smoking ban

Publication Date: 2019-01-02
  • Author:Joe Hernandez
  • Publication:WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)

Smokers will no longer be able to light up at New Jersey's parks and beaches starting later this month, when a ban on smoking cigarettes and vaping takes effect.

Anti-smoking advocates have hailed the move as a step forward for public health in the Garden State, and environmentalists hope the ban will reduce the amount of smoking-related litter discarded along the Jersey Shore...