New Jersey Laws on Tobacco

The following page lists New Jersey laws regarding tobacco prohibition.

For more information on each of the bills, please click on the respective title and you will be taken to the page for the law/bill.

The page will continue to be updated as further laws are passed.

PERTAINING TO WORKPLACES/BUSINESSES

PERTAINING TO OUTDOOR RECREATION

PERTAINING TO SCHOOLS/INSTITUTES OF EDUCATION

 

PERTAINING TO MEDICAID/HEALTHCARE

A403: Provides for coverage of comprehensive tobacco cessation benefits in Medicaid

  • Required Signage for Tobacco Retailers​​

    • "Effective November 1, 2017, licensed merchants must post, as a condition of the license, a legible sign, at least 6 inches by 3 inches in size with bold letters at least one-quarter inch high, stating the following: 'New Jersey law states: A PERSON WHO SELLS OR OFFERS A TOBACCO PRODUCT TO A PERSON UNDER 21 YEARS OF AGE SHALL PAY A PENALTY OF UP TO $1,000 AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO A LICENSE SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION. PROOF OF AGE MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE. -N.J. Stat. 54:40A-4.1'"

The material contained herein is for informational purposes only and not meant as legal advice. Please consult your attorney to obtain legal advice.