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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
added Jun 25, 2013 07:18

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

[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

[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
added Apr 30, 2014 23:40

[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
added Jun 6, 2013 09:10

[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

[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

[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

Vermont latest to outlaw car smoking with kids

On Tuesday, Vermont will be the seventh state in the country to ban smoking in cars carrying children and the sixth to outlaw smoking in hotel rooms. Dr. Harry Chen, the state's health commissioner, said Friday it is hoped that the new laws will encoura
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2014 09:26

[Vermont] Tobacco fund won't benefit from settlement

More than $11 million from tobacco-related lawsuits will be used to plug holes in Vermont's budget in fiscal year 2015 and the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Vermont is not happy about it.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jan 27, 2014 14:28
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