Increasing the Tobacco Sales Age in New Jersey

The New Jersey State Assembly voted this week to pass Minimum Legal Sales Age legislation with 52 Yes, 17 No, 5 Not Voting, and 6 Abstaining. Last year, the same legislation passed through the Assembly and onto the Governor’s desk, where it was pocket vetoed. This year, we hope to see a different result come from the Governor’s office to protect the health and wellness of New Jersey youth.

Mr. Christie has 45 days to pass, veto, or conditionally veto the legislation; if he does nothing at the end of this time period, the bill becomes law.

Follow this link to the petition page, sending Governor Christie your message to approve tobacco use prevention measures.

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ALRIGHT I GOT THE FLOOR!!! I honestly HATE the idea that adults over the age of say 25 have to have their teenage bosses ok an alcohol or tobacco purchase for someone who is clearly older and in some cases MUCH OLDER THAN the individual buying it!! AND, our 18 year old sons and daughters can voluntarily go to war and DIE FOR EVERYONE'S SAFETY, BUT CAN'T BUY ALCOHOL OR TOBACCO??!! How extremely messed up THAT is!! Oh, WAIT, there's this... WE ARE GIVING 16 YEAR OLDS A LICENCE TO DRIVE A MOTORIZED VEHICLE THAT WEIGHS IN AT LEAST TWO TONS AND SETS THEM LOOSE ON SOCIETY???!!!! If anyone doesn't find ANY fault in ANY of this, then the USA is far more doomed than I thought, SMFH!!