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[Vermont] Outgoing AG Sorrell leaves unfinished work

Sorrell has served as attorney general since his appointment by Gov. Howard Dean in 1997, and his tenure has been marked by national lawsuits... a fight against the tobacco industry and an investigation into his relationships with campaign donors.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 21, 2016 19:12


“This is a tremendous step forward in protecting children and people with chronic illnesses like asthma from the harm caused by second-hand smoke,” Dr. Chen said. According to the announcement made by HUD Secretary Julián Castro, the rule will prohibit
added Dec 5, 2016 22:22
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[Vermont] George Till: The case for tobacco 21

Raising the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 would save lives by preventing adolescents from ever taking up smoking. It is the best way to prevent lifelong addiction, associated chronic disease and suffering.
added Oct 17, 2016 18:18

[Vermont] LETTER: Big Tobacco and Chemical Companies are Funding Local Republican Candidates - Sheila Reed

I am writing to alert the citizens of Caledonia County to the outside interests...$1,000 from Altria Client Services of Richmond, Va., and $1,000 from RAI...Do the voters of Caledonia County want our members of the state Legislature beholden to big tobac
Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, VT)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:19

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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