I've lived in a number of different states throughout my life, and New Jersey stands apart from all of them for one thing (no, I'm not talking about pumping your own gas) - you can't possess or set off fireworks in The Garden State.
For smokers, it's become increasingly more restrictive as to where you can partake. With very few exceptions (such as some casino areas), smoking indoors anywhere is now forbidden, and there are many restrictions on outdoor smoking in public areas too.
This is a topic that I've visited before (in fact, I briefly touched on it just yesterday), but it still blows my mind how people just don't get it. Snow is inconvenient. Nobody likes when you have to go out in the snow. Yet, it seems like people still try to find a way to get on the road with as little effort as possible.
I've lived in a number of different states, so I've gotten to enjoy being able to pump my own gas. In fact, it's a topic that I've covered a few times in the past, that's how much I wish we were allowed to get out and fill up here in the Garden State. But, maybe it's people like this who are holding us back. Watch this clueless gas pump patron struggle to figure out how to even begin:
As Black Friday shopping has become more and more of a competition, some stores are expanding their hours into Thanksgiving Day itself. If some New Jersey lawmakers have their way, the Garden State will limit Thanksgiving Day shopping.