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Smokefree Parks bill (A1080) passes Assembly in New Jersey (4 earned media)

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On April 25, New Jersey State Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle held a press conference in Fort Lee advocating for the adoption of smoke free parks and beaches in New Jersey. The Assembly passed A1080, a bill banning smoking at public beaches, and its companion bill is awaiting a hearing in the Senate. Assemblywoman Huttle was joined by Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich and other community officials who either were considering the adoption or a smokefree parks policy or had recently adopted one.

Read GASP’s Press Release about the event.

Link to a YouTube video from WMBC TV to see news coverage of the event.

Read more news coverage from:

  1. CBS New York
  2. The Lakewood Scoop
  3. The Bergen Dispatch

Read more information about outdoor smokefree environments in GASP’s white paper or at our webpage.