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[Vermont] WILLIAMS: Teen access to tobacco

Raising the tobacco sale age to 21 won’t eliminate teen smoking, but it will greatly reduce the availability of tobacco to teens. Keeping tobacco out of the hands of youth just makes sense. Our local leaders know this, just as the leaders of Castleton Un
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Mar 23, 2017 14:25
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[Vermont] Revenue loss threatens bill that raises legal tobacco age

The future of a Vermont measure that would raise the legal age for selling and using tobacco to 21 could be hampered by potential loss of tax revenue. A legislative analysis released Tuesday showed that Vermont could lose more than $2 million over the n
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2017 02:31
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[Vermont] CU goes tobacco-free

Castleton University announced Thursday that it will be joining nearly 2,000 colleges and universities across the country in becoming a tobacco free campus beginning Aug. 1. In November the Vermont State Colleges board of trustees unanimously approved a m
Killington (VT) Mountain Times
added Mar 8, 2017 23:46
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[Vermont] No butts about it: Smoking ban coming

There will be established smoking zones away from the quad, either near or on the other side of the road that encircles the main area of campus, but these designated smoking areas will only last until July of 2019, when a total ban will take effect. Afte
Basement Medicine (Johnson State College, VT)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:44
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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
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[Vermont] HEALTH DEPARTMENT APPLAUDS NEW FEDERAL RULE BANNING SMOKING IN PUBLIC HOUSING

“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
VTDigger.org
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.
VTDigger.org
added Oct 17, 2016 18:18
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[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
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[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
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[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
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