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[Vermont] Defeat of campaign finance amendment especially bruising for Bernie Sanders

"The most important domestic issue facing the country is turning over Citizens United," Sanders said, because the court ruling "creates an open door … to pour unlimited sums of money into the political process." "It’s a real undermining of American demo
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2014 09:15

[Vermont] KNEIPP: Smoke-free zones are safety zones for some

When someone with asthma or COPD coughs or shows signs of difficulty breathing after being around smoke, it isn’t to be passive aggressive or rude. It is because the smoke causes a physical reaction which makes it difficult to breathe. If you smoke and ar
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Sep 8, 2014 11:52

Vermont issues 1st ticket after new law that bans smoking in a car carrying kids

A St. Johnsbury police officer issued the ticket on July 19 to 32-year-old Daniel Berube. The Caledonia Record reports that the man was smoking a cigarette with a toddler in the back of the car.
WNYT NBC-13 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:26

[Vermont] FIRST: Clearing the air around e-cigarette facts and fiction

Thus the name of the game is to educate your children and teens about these devices so they do not use them, let alone become addicted. If you or your teen smokes and wants to use e-cigarettes to quit, remind him or her that this is not a great idea, sin
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Jun 16, 2014 09:20

[Vermont] Vt. House panel rejects raising tobacco age

The House Human Services Committee took the action after state health commissioner, Dr. Harry Chen, said he opposed the legislation because 18-to-20-year-olds are legally adults and should have the freedom to smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 11, 2014 13:32

Bill would expand smoking ban in Vermont

Smoking rooms in the state's hotels and motels would be eliminated under a bill endorsed by the Vermont House on Thursday. The bill also would set other restrictions on tobacco, including banning its use within 25 feet of a state building, or to its prop
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2014 19:44

[Vermont] House Moves To Ban Smoking In Cars With Kids

The Vermont House has given its preliminary approval to legislation that makes it illegal to smoke in a car with young children as passengers. The proposal was added to a larger bill that clarifies existing restrictions on smoking in public buildings an
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Feb 28, 2014 05:40

[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
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