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[Canada, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont] Border security issues are piling up for the new Government

in 2013, the federal government announced a $92M allocation to the RCMP to deploy sensor technology at the Canada-U.S. border from Quebec/Maine to Oakville as part of its ‘Anti-Tobacco Smuggling’ strategy. A year later, with no action taken, this funding
Frontline Safety & Security (ca)
added Aug 16, 2016 23:18
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[Vermont] Current PrEvents: Toxic aerosols and e-cigarettes

Just when the teen smoking rate in Vermont has continued to decrease from 40 percent in 1995 down to 11 percent in 2015 — wow — the use of e-cigarettes continues to rise at an alarming rate. The 2015 Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) included ne
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Jun 24, 2016 14:10
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[Vermont] Winooski bans smoking in city parks

Smoking or vaping tobacco products is no longer permitted in Landry and West Allen parks and Meyers Memorial Pool in Winooski, according to a news release from the Winooski Coalition for a Safe and Peaceful Community.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Jun 21, 2016 16:24
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[Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont] Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England

"But we should emphasize that smoking remains the most common and strongest risk factor for bladder cancer, and therefore smoking cessation is the best method for reducing bladder cancer risk."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 3, 2016 16:07
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[Vermont] The Age Of Smoking

A bill that passed the Vermont House last week would raise the smoking age to 21 over a period of three years. We hear from Northfield Representative Anne Donahue and Jericho Representative George Till who will discuss both sides of the bill.
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Apr 15, 2016 12:14
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Vermont retirement funds still haven’t kicked tobacco

Vermont’s debate over divesting coal and oil from its pension portfolio appears to have smoked out an uncomfortable truth: Nearly 20 years after the state proclaimed its pension funds tobacco-free, they still contain some tobacco investments.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2016 12:10
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Coal's in crosshairs, but Vermont not done quitting tobacco

Vermont's debate over divesting coal and oil from its pension portfolio appears to have smoked out an uncomfortable truth: Nearly 20 years after the state proclaimed its pension funds tobacco-free, they still contain some tobacco investments.
Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, VT)
added Apr 15, 2016 11:25
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Despite 'Divestment,' Vermont Pension Fund Still Generating Returns Off Tobacco Stocks

During a meeting of the Vermont Pension Investment Committee on Wednesday, fund administrators revealed that the state likely has some interest in tobacco stocks. In an interview Wednesday evening, State Treasurer Beth Pearce said the investment committ
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:11
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Vermont House passes increase in smoking age from 18 to 21

After impassioned debate stretching over two days, the Vermont House on Wednesday passed a bill to increase the state's age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 over the next three years and to raise the tobacco tax.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Apr 8, 2016 05:01
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[Vermont] House OKs raising smoking age

The House voted Tuesday to approve a bill that gradually raises the age someone can buy, possess and use all forms of tobacco during the next three years, and would increase taxes on tobacco products to compensate for lost state revenue. “Our hope is th
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Apr 6, 2016 21:40
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