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[Vermont] City Council Votes to Ban Smoking in City Parks

The parks smoking ban cannot be implemented until a city staff member writes up a draft ordinance and presents it to the council. Then, the council must hold two public hearings followed by two council votes, according to Mayor John Hollar in an email to
Montpelier Bridge
added May 22, 2015 11:28
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[Vermont] State Tobacco Tax Legislative Update

this year, Vermont has become the first—and so far only—state to raise cigarette and tobacco tax rates. Before the Vermont legislature adjourned on May 16, lawmakers passed a couple of different tobacco-related bills including a cigarette and little ciga
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 20, 2015 23:46
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[Vermont] Suggested No Smoking Ordinance Gets a "No"

Edmonds suggested to keep people from smoking within 50 feet of any apartment complex in Waterbury. .... Shepeluk says a proposal to regulate smoking on private property would be impossible to enforce. “To put an ordinance in place that would encourage
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added May 20, 2015 05:45
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[Vermont] Montpelier council considers smoking bans

Central Vermont New Directions Coalition officials continue to work with the City Council toward their goal of making Montpelier’s parks and downtown smoke free.
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added May 15, 2015 11:37
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[Vermont] Shumlin urges caution on e-cigarette tax

Governor Shumlin says he does not support a House-passed plan to impose a new tax on electronic cigarettes. The 46-percent tax on wholesale purchases of the nicotine inhalers passed in a narrow vote Friday. Governor Shumlin sides with opponents in sayin
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added May 9, 2015 18:46
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[Vermont] HOUSE PASSES $12 MILLION HEALTH CARE PACKAGE WITH E-CIGARETTE TAX

Rep. Chris Pearson, P-Burlington, vice chair of the House Health Care committee, said the science around whether “secondhand vapor” is harmful is inconclusive, but the bans on usage are a prudent precaution.
VTDigger.org
added May 9, 2015 18:45
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[Vermont] MICHELLE GUENARD: SMOKERS AND THE UNVACCINATED, AN ANALOGY

Smokers can still exercise their right to smoke. They just have to do it away from the general population. An unvaccinated child is the “lit cigarette” in the classroom and the playground. Unless their doctors supplies a waiver for sound medical reason
VTDigger.org
added Apr 30, 2015 21:31
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[Vermont] Call for smoking buffer zone sparks debate in Rutland

Concerned for the health of his son and the overall appearance of the apartment complex, Jalbert took his concerns to the city. He asked Rutland City's Board of Aldermen for an ordinance banning smoking near multiunit apartments.
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:34
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REMSEN: Why Funding for Vermont's Anti-Tobacco Efforts Is Going Up in Smoke

Now Gov. Peter Shumlin's proposed budget for next year would essentially defund the independent board that oversees the state's tobacco-control initiatives; instead of getting $224,000 to carry out its work, the Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Boar
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03
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[Vermont] UVM Campus Smoking-Ban Proposal Sparks Debate

she opposes a proposal to ban tobacco altogether from the UVM campus. The new rule was supposed to go into effect in January but stalled partly due to objections from students. College students are adults, and they should be free to make decisions about
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:39
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