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[Vermont] Rebecca L. Ryan: Smoke-free policies increasingly adopted for multi-unit housing

Vermont community coalitions, hospital-based smoking cessation programs and Support and Services at Home (SASH) are teaming up with the American Lung Association to help property managers to implement smoke-free policies. To learn more about smoke-free h
added Oct 24, 2013 02:59

[Vermont] New effort to snuff out smoking in Fair Haven

Fair Haven Town Manager Herb Durfee says the park is used a lot for community events, like weekly concerts. The ordinance would ban tobacco products within the white fences of the park, and aims at cutting down on secondhand smoke.
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:37

[Vermont] Advocates say $1.25 cigarette hike has popular support

Advocates for anti-tobacco groups presented a new poll on Wednesday that shows 75 percent of Vermonters support a $1.25 tax increase on cigarettes. The survey, conducted by Mellman Group, shows that there is broad-based public support across party lines
added Apr 18, 2013 12:17

Vermont to replace longtime anti-smoking agency

PR Week US
added Apr 18, 2012 00:00

Vermont should raise smoking age to 21 to reduce tobacco use

finds that Vermont was unable to move the ball on tobacco policy in 2017, and that elected officials must do more...Vermont’s grades show zero progress from last year and that Governor Scott and the state legislature must reprioritize tobacco control poli
Vermont Business Magazine
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09

PrEvents: Vermont colleges give tobacco the boot

the hope is that it will continue to help college age youth for years to come. According to the 2016 College Health Survey administered by the Vermont Department of Health, past 30-day use of cigarettes among Vermont college students decreased from 19 pe
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Aug 12, 2017 19:28

[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

[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

[Vermont] Pay people to stop smoking? It works, especially in vulnerable groups

At the University of Vermont’s Center on Behavior and Health , we have conducted a series of clinical trials examining the effectiveness of financial incentives (e.g., vouchers in the form of gift cards to restaurants, movies, baby stores) for quitting s
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22

[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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