Governor Vetoes Statewide Ban on Smoking at Public Beaches, Parks

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen). Smokers will still be able to light up at many public parks and beaches in New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie yesterday vetoed a bill (A-1080) to ban the practice, saying the prohibition of smoking in parks and beaches is best left up to local officials, noting that 240 towns and counties…

Posted: September 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, News | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

3 Comments on “Governor Vetoes Statewide Ban on Smoking at Public Beaches, Parks”

  1. What's the said at 8:10 am on September 11th, 2014:

    annual revenue this state gets, from the ever- increasing taxes on tobacco products?? With a couple hundred million more in the budget shortfall, guess that reality trumped reason- am generally for local control, but this disgusting and dangerous habit, the mess it leaves,and the people it has killed, will only be multiplied,when they legalize another thing to smoke, pot, for the revenue that will bring in, soon.. Perhaps if the bunch down there for once stopped spending so much on never-ending and failed social programs, there’d be enough to fix more roads and bridges, and help the general health of the people..

  2. The Real Reason this is Being Done! said at 9:40 am on September 12th, 2014:


  3. well, yes, said at 2:44 pm on September 12th, 2014:

    we know all his “policy positions” are tailored to the big dream of the big-time..the other reason is usually revenue, revenue, revenue…