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[Vermont] VIDEO: Church St. Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect Wednesday

The much-debated smoking ban goes into effect on Wed., December 17. “Honestly, I think that if you really want to smoke, you should be allowed to smoke,” said Stephen Thompson, a smoker. “I don't think that the government or anyone else should be in our
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added Dec 14, 2014 20:17
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R.J. Reynolds Told to Pay Vermont $8.3 Million Over Brand

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was ordered to pay Vermont $8.3 million by a state-court judge who ruled that the company violated consumer-protection laws by stating that its Eclipse cigarette brand reduced health risks.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 5, 2013 11:15
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[Vermont] Church St. smoking ban begins Wednesday

"This gives people who are irritated by smoke the right to ask somebody to not smoke," said Burlington City Council President Joan Shannon. Signs say it all. Smoking on Burlington's Church Street Marketplace is no longer allowed starting Wednesday. "It t
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Dec 16, 2014 03:29
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Vermont nets $8.3 million in penalties from R.J. Reynolds lawsuit

A Vermont judge in 2010 ruled that Reynolds had intentionally misled customers through direct mail marketing, print and Internet ads, and ads on the cigarette packs that touted Eclipse as a reduced-risk cigarette.
VTDigger.org
added Jan 6, 2014 13:58
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RJ Reynolds ordered to pay Vermont $8 million in penalties and to stop deceptive advertising

In a lawsuit brought by the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, a Vermont Superior Court judge has ordered RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay the State of Vermont $8.3 million in penalties for violating Vermont’s consumer protection laws. Judge Dennis Pea
Vermont Business Magazine
added Jun 5, 2013 10:43
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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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[Vermont] Vt.town adops tobacco-free community policy

The town of Sharon isn't the first in Vermont to prohibit smoking on town-owned property, but it's going further with its new Tobacco Free Community Policy. ... statement describing its goal of protecting the health of all community members. In addition t
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2013 09:21
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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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[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 police department issues first car-smoking ticket

A Vermont police department says it has issued its first ticket to a driver who was smoking with a child in his car. St. Johnsbury Police say a civil ticket that included a $162 fine was issued last week to 32-year-old Daniel Berube after his car was sto
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2014 15:27
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