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[Vermont] VIDEO: Parks officials: 'Embarrassed' by smoking ban inaction

In a scathing letter, Burlington's Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Commission criticized councilors for failing to enact a smoking ban in city parks.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Feb 2, 2016 01:13
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[Vermont] Tobacco ban at residential treatment centers deters clients

The sudden drop in clients at Maple Leaf Farm coincided with the implementation of a Vermont Health Department policy requiring residential drug treatment centers to be tobacco-free. Intended as a step toward improving public health and the well-being of
VTDigger.org
added Jan 28, 2016 02:57
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[Massachusetts, Vermont] Hiding in the Shadows: Philip Morris and the Use of Third Parties to Oppose Ingredient Disclosure Regulations [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 1996 Massachusetts proposed regulations that would require tobacco companies to disclose information about the ingredients in their products on a by-brand basis. This paper examines the strategies employed by Philip Morris to stop these regulations fro
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:09
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[Vermont] LETTER: Tobacco ads target youth

Have you noticed the amount of tobacco advertising at local stores and wonder how this affects our youth? Tobacco companies have enlisted retailer markets as their most important partners in marketing tobacco products
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Dec 25, 2015 01:45
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[Vermont] VIDEO: BTV Ordinance Committee Approves Smoking Ban At Parks

The ban now goes to the City Council for final approval. "Being the land of the free, we're getting less free on a lot of things," said cigar smoker Kim Ransom. Ransom lives in Essex but spends a lot of time in downtown Burlington.
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added Oct 22, 2015 13:55
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[Vermont] BURLINGTON LOOKS TO BAN SMOKING AT PARKS AND BEACHES

Nancy Kaplan hopes the Queen City will ban smoking in public parks and beaches this year. Kaplan, a former city councilor who chairs the Parks Commission, urged the Burlington City Council at its most recent meeting to support the ban, which is before t
VTDigger.org
added Oct 2, 2015 15:22
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[Vermont] COALITION CELEBRATES 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF SMOKE-FREE BARS AND PRIVATE CLUBS

Current and past legislators, health care providers, youth advocates and restaurant patrons gathered at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington to celebrate 10 years of breathing clean indoor air in restaurants, bars and private clubs in Vermont and to
VTDigger.org
added Sep 3, 2015 18:38
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[Vermont] Man lights cigarette in truck with leaky propane tank

A man suffered minor burns at Woodford State Park Aug. 3 when he lit a cigarette in the cab of his truck where a propane tank had been leaking. According to Vermont State Police, the gas ignited, causing an explosion that blew the truck's two doors open
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Aug 12, 2015 13:40
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[Vermont] UVM CENTER ON BEHAVIOR & HEALTH AWARDED $3.6M GRANT TO HELP MOTHERS QUIT SMOKING, DECREASE CHILDREN’S RISK

almost 85 percent of U.S. children from low-income families are chronically exposed to secondhand smoke – especially from maternal smoking. A new five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development awarded to th
VTDigger.org
added Jul 23, 2015 17:11
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[Vermont] Montpelier anti-smoking proposal to include other inhalants

E-cigarettes could be included in a non-smoking ordinance under consideration for Montpelier’s parks. That idea was discussed Wednesday evening’s City Council meeting, which also served as the second public hearing for the proposed amendment to the city
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Jun 26, 2015 09:19
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