Press Center

This is a resource page for media professionals. Here you will find press releases, fact sheets, bios, tips, references, and other information regarding the health implications of smoking, the benefits of quitting, and how to quit for good.



Access a unique and easy-to-use reference guide about the consequences of smoking and how to quit, which includes the most up-to-date research culled from leading organizations.


  • April 12, 2006
    New Jersey Department of Health And Senior Services Announces Plans to Implement Smoke-Free Air Act
  • March 2006
    There’s More to Do Than Pay Your Taxes on April 15th. The American Lung Association Invites New Jersey Residents to Celebrate the First Day of Smoke-Free Air as the New Law Goes into Effect


  • Testimonials
  • Commissioner Jacobs’ Bio
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