Posts tagged: New Jersey

Cigarette heist spans from New Jersey to Miami

Tweet The search for millions of dollars of cigarettes stolen from an East Peoria warehouse on Sunday has reached as far as the New York and Miami areas, authorities said Wednesday. Detective Kevin Beckman of the East Peoria Police Department said stolen semi trucks and trailers that have been recovered include one trailer found abandoned Tuesday on the New Jersey Turnpike near Newark, N.J. About 12:30 a.m. Sunday, East Peoria police responded to ... Jump to full article >>

Experts Denounce New Jersey Law Restricting Use of Electronic Cigarette

Tweet A law passed last week by the New Jersey Senate is raising the ire of public health experts, anti-smoking activists, and consumer advocacy groups. The bill, sponsored by Senators Bob Gordon and Joseph Vitale, prohibits the use of so-called electronic cigarettes where smoking is prohibited, making e-cigarettes subject to the provisions of the New Jersey Smoke Free Air Act. The problem? The devices don’t produce any smoke. Dr. David Bar ... Jump to full article >>

New Jersey Tobacco Settlement Bonds Are Smoking: Chart of Day

Tweet Now may be the time to sell your tobacco bonds. The CHART OF THE DAY shows how one issue, the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation of New Jersey’s 5 percent bond due in 2041, has outperformed the Bond Buyer 40, a price index of long-term benchmark municipal debt, since the end of the first quarter of 2009. The New Jersey security gained 83 percent by the end of the third quarter, while the index rose 32 percent. Long-term tobacco bond ... Jump to full article >>