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[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43
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[Vermont] Smoking ban creates opposition

The University is going tobacco-free in an attempt to create a “healthier” environment for students, according to their website. The goal is also to “protect” both smokers and non-smokers from the various health risks that both first and second hand smok
Vermont Cynic (University of Vermont)
added Apr 17, 2014 04:34
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[Vermont] Legislative panel rejects proposal to raise minimum age for tobacco purchase

House Human Services Committee voted 10-1 and 11-0 to kill two related proposals, the first would have raised the minimum age, the other would have exempted military personnel from the age limit. The committee took testimony from the Vermont Grocers Asso
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Mar 13, 2014 16:54
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[Vermont] Vt. House panel rejects raising tobacco age

The House Human Services Committee took the action after state health commissioner, Dr. Harry Chen, said he opposed the legislation because 18-to-20-year-olds are legally adults and should have the freedom to smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 11, 2014 13:32
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[Vermont] House bill bans smoking with kids in car, considers raising tobacco age to 21

The Vermont House passed a bill Friday that expands smoking bans to all hotel and motel rooms, outside state buildings and in cars carrying children.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Mar 4, 2014 16:51
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Bill would expand smoking ban in Vermont

Smoking rooms in the state's hotels and motels would be eliminated under a bill endorsed by the Vermont House on Thursday. The bill also would set other restrictions on tobacco, including banning its use within 25 feet of a state building, or to its prop
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2014 19:44
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[Vermont] House Moves To Ban Smoking In Cars With Kids

The Vermont House has given its preliminary approval to legislation that makes it illegal to smoke in a car with young children as passengers. The proposal was added to a larger bill that clarifies existing restrictions on smoking in public buildings an
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Feb 28, 2014 05:40
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[Vermont] Attorneys General Call On Trade Representative To Preserve Tobacco Regulation

the chief law enforcement officers of 44 states and territories are calling upon the United States Trade Representative to exclude tobacco and tobacco products from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is currently under negotiation. This would preserve t
Vermont Office of the Attorney General
added Jan 28, 2014 07:42
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[Vermont] Tobacco fund won't benefit from settlement

More than $11 million from tobacco-related lawsuits will be used to plug holes in Vermont's budget in fiscal year 2015 and the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Vermont is not happy about it.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jan 27, 2014 14:28
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Vermont nets $8.3M in penalties from R.J. Reynolds lawsuit

The settlement is the result of a 2005 lawsuit over the company's marketing of the Eclipse brand cigarette. The state received $14 million overall with the remaining amount going to attorneys' fees and costs that will be divided among the Vermont Attorn
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jan 10, 2014 05:38
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