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[Vermont] House bill bans smoking with kids in car, considers raising tobacco age to 21

The Vermont House passed a bill Friday that expands smoking bans to all hotel and motel rooms, outside state buildings and in cars carrying children.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Mar 4, 2014 16:51

[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

Attorney General Settles With Vermont Tobacco Dealer

Fired-Up Tobacco, Inc. failed to file required reports, failed to maintain records, failed to report the sale of certain tobacco products, and illegally sold their own store-brand of roll-your-own tobacco.
Vermont Office of the Attorney General
added Jan 18, 2015 17:55

[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

[Massachusetts, Vermont] Hiding in the Shadows: Philip Morris and the Use of Third Parties to Oppose Ingredient Disclosure Regulations [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 1996 Massachusetts proposed regulations that would require tobacco companies to disclose information about the ingredients in their products on a by-brand basis. This paper examines the strategies employed by Philip Morris to stop these regulations fro
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:09

[Vermont] Attorneys General Call On Trade Representative To Preserve Tobacco Regulation

the chief law enforcement officers of 44 states and territories are calling upon the United States Trade Representative to exclude tobacco and tobacco products from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is currently under negotiation. This would preserve t
Vermont Office of the Attorney General
added Jan 28, 2014 07:42

[Vermont] MOHN: A plan in cigarette ettiquette

However, just because other universities are joining the anti-smoking movement does not mean that UVM should do so blindly. ... UVM’s smoking problem comes down to basic manners. Smokers must be considerate while walking to class, respect the 25-foot d
Vermont Cynic (University of Vermont)
added Mar 22, 2013 13:17

[Vermont] States and small businesses shut out of international trade negotiations

Brent Raymond, Vermont's international trade director, is privy to only very limited information... "I have concerns about big tobacco's influence on TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) and WTO," Raymond said. Tobacco companies in the past have sued countrie
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added May 18, 2014 06:37

[Vermont] Sharon Takes Tobacco Policy To Next Level

Sharon Selectman Paul Haskell proposed the switch from a town Tobacco Use Policy to a Tobacco Free Community Policy in an attempt to "strengthen the message that the Town actively supports healthy lifestyle choices and a healthy community in general," ac
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Aug 1, 2013 09:18

Vermont pursues tobacco settlement funds

Rather than accept a lump-sum percentage of the money some tobacco companies have been withholding since 2003, as 22 other states have done, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office is pursuing the full amount due through litigation — one year’s worth at a
added Jun 25, 2013 07:18
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