NEW JERSEY – Gov. Phil Murphy has signed 153 bills into law, including one that makes New Jersey the first state in the nation to impose a permanent ban on flavored vape products. He also declined to sign 33 bills into law, otherwise known as “pocket vetoing” them. Other bills signed into law on Monday and Tuesday by the Murphy administration, which provided an updated list Tuesday afternoon, will create new safeguards for police officers, including the new “Move Over Law” law; improve hospital transparency; and work to reform the juvenile justice system (see bills below). The vaping legislation, S3265, prohibits the sale and distribution of flavored vape products, including menthol. The law, which Murphy signed Tuesday, comes as the state is dealing with a skyrocketing number of vaping illnesses, including one death. Read more: Startling Details, Cases Skyrocket In Deadly NJ Vaping Outbreak Flavored vape products appear to target teens, Murphy says, and a number of children and young adults have reportedly suffered from the negative impacts of e-cigarettes. The governor also vetoed legislation (S-4223/S-4224) that would have strengthened regulations of v...