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Vermont police department issues first car-smoking ticket

A Vermont police department says it has issued its first ticket to a driver who was smoking with a child in his car. St. Johnsbury Police say a civil ticket that included a $162 fine was issued last week to 32-year-old Daniel Berube after his car was sto
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2014 15:27
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Vermont issues 1st ticket after new law that bans smoking in a car carrying kids

A St. Johnsbury police officer issued the ticket on July 19 to 32-year-old Daniel Berube. The Caledonia Record reports that the man was smoking a cigarette with a toddler in the back of the car.
WNYT NBC-13 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:26
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[Vermont] JULIE ANN HOUNCHELL: SMOKING, CARS AND CHILDREN

The Vermont law has several parts, but basically it states that it is against the law to smoke in a car with children (8 years old and under). Other states have passed similar laws, but they have increased the age limit to 18 and under. Hopefully, we wil
VTDigger.org
added Jul 14, 2014 12:19
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[Connecticut, Massachusetts] Vermont's Tobacco Heritage Explored In New Book

Dale and Darcy Cahill are the authors of Tobacco Sheds: Vanishing Treasures of the Connecticut River Valley. They traveled around Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, documenting these sheds and researching the history of tobacco farming in the regio
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:55
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AUDIO: New Smoking Restrictions In Effect In Vermont

Its provisions include banning smoking in cars when children under 8 are in the vehicle. Vermont became the sixth state to ban smoking in all hotels and motels and the eighth to ban smoking in cars when young children are present. The new smoking law - A
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 3, 2014 05:05
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Vermont latest to outlaw car smoking with kids

On Tuesday, Vermont will be the seventh state in the country to ban smoking in cars carrying children and the sixth to outlaw smoking in hotel rooms. Dr. Harry Chen, the state's health commissioner, said Friday it is hoped that the new laws will encoura
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2014 09:26
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[Vermont] Burlington City Council advances smoking ban

Increased health risks posed by second-hand smoke in Burlington's Church Street Marketplace prompted City Council to advance a 24-hour smoking ban on the downtown pedestrian throughway. A 13-1 vote delivered the proposed ban to the Ordinance Committee,
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Jun 24, 2014 11:59
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[Vermont] FIRST: Clearing the air around e-cigarette facts and fiction

Thus the name of the game is to educate your children and teens about these devices so they do not use them, let alone become addicted. If you or your teen smokes and wants to use e-cigarettes to quit, remind him or her that this is not a great idea, sin
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Jun 16, 2014 09:20
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ATR Opposes 92 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes in Vermont

This tax hike would hit Vermont small businesses hardest, especially those who have had to grapple with some of the 20 new and higher federal taxes imposed since President Obama took office.
Americans for Tax Reform
added Jun 9, 2014 15:19
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[Vermont] Rebecca Ryan: A step in the right direction

Now that the law clearly stipulates that drivers can be stopped and fined up to $100 each time they are caught smoking while a child is riding in the car with them, drivers who now smoke will hopefully think long and hard before they risk lighting up when
VTDigger.org
added Jun 2, 2014 20:11
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