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[Vermont] Plattsburgh City Council supports resolution to raise legal age to buy tobacco

passed a resolution that supports an effort to raise the legal age to buy tobacco in Clinton County from 18 to 21. Councilors voted unanimously in favor of the resolution. Earlier Thursday, Plattsburgh Xpress Mart owner Moeem Sheikh said nearly half of h
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 23, 2017 01:25
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65 percent of Vermont adults believe flavored tobacco products should be illegal

High school youth activists joined community tobacco coalition volunteers and state health officials today in releasing the results of a public opinion survey that illustrates the role flavored tobacco products play in introducing youth to tobacco use. Am
Vermont Business Magazine
added Jun 11, 2017 13:29
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[Vermont] Lebanon smoking ban to take effect in July

Lebanon, New Hampshire is following the lead of other communities by banning smoking in designated public spaces. Scattered throughout the City of Lebanon it's not uncommon to spot cigarette smokers and the butts they leave behind. "Both residents a
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added May 31, 2017 00:12
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Vermont legislature approves marijuana legalization bill

Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday approved a measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana..."This is about opening the doors to a new addictive industry being funded by Big Tobacco that will install retail pot shops in Vermont neighborhoods," said Kevi
Reuters
added May 11, 2017 02:21
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[Vermont] SENATE VOTES DOWN BILL TO RAISE SMOKING AGE TO 21

A bill that would have raised Vermont’s smoking age from 18 to 21 failed on the Senate floor Tuesday, ending a political saga that has enveloped the legislation in recent weeks. Senators rejected S.88 on a 16-13 vote.
VTDigger.org
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Vermont] Smoking ban plan likely to be snuffed

Smokers who frequent Barre’s historic central business district can exhale, because city councilors appear unwilling to pursue an ordinance change that would have created Vermont’s first smoke-free downtown. Backed by the Barre Partnership and a student
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added May 1, 2017 17:52
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[Vermont] Smoke-free downtown discussed

but a skeptical City Council isn’t quite there yet. It could take councilors a while, because if they entertain the proposal that was formally floated Tuesday night, Mayor Thomas Lauzon warned it wouldn’t be a short conversation.
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Apr 13, 2017 15:23
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[Vermont] Advocates pushing to raise legal tobacco age

A cohort of cancer patients and survivors are holding an all day meeting on anti-cancer policy in the state. The meetings follows the Senate’s tabling of a bill to raise the tobacco sale and use age to 21 in Vermont. The meeting, hosted annually by the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 19:33
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[Vermont] Advocates to push lawmakers to raise tobacco age

A cohort of cancer patients and survivors are holding an all day meeting on anti-cancer policy in the state. The meetings follows the Senate's tabling of a bill to raise the tobacco sale and use age to 21 in Vermont. The meeting, hosted annually by the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 15:13
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[Vermont] Castleton to become tobacco free this summer

Castleton University will be a tobacco-free campus as of this summer. On Thursday, the University held a forum to discuss how the new policy will affect students and the community.
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Mar 31, 2017 17:58
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