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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
VTDigger.org
added Jun 25, 2013 07:18
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Vermont Judge Orders R.J. Reynolds to Pay $8.3 Million in Penalties and Stop Deceptive Advertising

A Vermont Superior Court judge this week ordered the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay $8.3 million for deceptive marketing of its Eclipse cigarettes that violated both Vermont’s consumer protection laws and the 1998 state tobacco settlement, which pr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 11, 2013 23:26
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[New York, Vermont] Looking Back

1993:...Almost every grocery store, convenience store and gas station on the main streets of Bennington had a Marlboro or Camel sign advertising the price of cigarettes, and their parking lots were full of cars with New York plates...Vermont's tax on a p
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jun 24, 2018 16:08
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[Vermont] No butts about it: Smoking ban coming

There will be established smoking zones away from the quad, either near or on the other side of the road that encircles the main area of campus, but these designated smoking areas will only last until July of 2019, when a total ban will take effect. Afte
Basement Medicine (Johnson State College, VT)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:44
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[Vermont] Lawmakers support child-proof packaging for e-cigarette gels

Vermont lawmakers backed a proposal Wednesday to make it harder for children to ingest liquid nicotine gels used in e-cigarettes. Rep. Patti Komline, R-Dorset, introduced an amendment to require child-proof packaging on the replaceable liquid nicotine g
VTDigger.org
added Apr 30, 2014 23:40
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[Vermont] State awarded $8.3 million in tobacco lawsuit

sets a precedent prohibiting unsubstantiated health claims. ... an important precedent applicable to many arenas of consumer protection ... the judge’s method for calculating violations perpetrated by a continually published website turns over a new leaf
VTDigger.org
added Jun 6, 2013 09:10
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[Vermont] Federal government responds slowly to Juuling, leaving it to local action

“This product in particular is attractive and discreet,” said Kate Nugent, executive director of the Winooski Partnership for Prevention, which works with the local school district to make sure faculty and staff are aware of new trends and informing stud
VTDigger.org
added Jun 4, 2018 16:08
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[Vermont] Revenue loss threatens bill that raises legal tobacco age

The future of a Vermont measure that would raise the legal age for selling and using tobacco to 21 could be hampered by potential loss of tax revenue. A legislative analysis released Tuesday showed that Vermont could lose more than $2 million over the n
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2017 02:31
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[Vermont] VIDEO: Businesses fight back against E-cigarette tax

“It would decimate the business. Any of the e-cigarette customers would go online or out of state,” said Linda Barker of Vermont Vapors. Barker said if the bill goes through, they'll be forced to close their doors. “We were the second business in the c
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:40
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[Vermont] VT Attorney General Announces Settlement With Tobacco Dealer

Christopher Moreau, of Barre, Vt., failed to file required reports, maintain records, report the sale of certain tobacco products, and illegally sold their own store brand of roll-your-own tobacco.
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added Jan 15, 2015 19:55
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