NJ Beach Smoking Ban To Get Signed

NJ Beach Smoking Ban To Get Signed

NJ Beach Smoking Ban To Get Signed

On Friday July 20th, New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy, will be signing a new bill that making smoking on the beach illegal.

The bill will outlaw smoking on public beaches through-out New Jersey while also creating smoking areas that makes up 15 percent of a beach.

This bill was approved in the New Jersey State Senate (32-1) and the Assembly (66-1) this passed June.

If you are caught smoking the fines would be $250 for a first offense, $500 on a second offense and $1,000 for a third offense.

This isn’t the first ban put in place for smoking on beaches. Back when Chris Christie was in office he banned smoking on state beaches and state-owned parks.

So tell us what you think about the ban. Do you think its good or bad?

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My name is Joey Contino. I am a big lover of anything Wildwood. I have lived and worked in Wildwood my whole life. I worked jobs from working on the beach renting umbrellas and chairs to being a supervisor at Morey's Piers. Wildwood is my life and my home!

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