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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
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[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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RJ Reynolds Tobacco Jobs - Territory Manager (Sales Representative) / Trade Marketing ( VT) in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

We’re looking for employees who are hungry for responsibility, accountability and a chance to really make an impact! Our salespeople do this by educating and connecting with our adult tobacco consumers in a "1 to 1" manner with the purpose of gaining tri
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jun 6, 2013 09:48
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[Vermont] Tax plan would target Vt. smokers

Public health advocates say they've discovered a cure-all for lawmakers' revenue problems. Increasing the excise tax on cigarettes by $1.25 per pack, a coalition of organizations said Wednesday, will not only close the budget gap and save $116 million in
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Apr 18, 2013 16:50
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Cigarette starts Vermont motel fire

Police said a man staying at the motel who was hooked up to portable oxygen unit fell asleep while smoking a cigarette and set the unit on fire. Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Cigarette-starts-Vermont-motel-fire-4216348.php#ixzz2IouCO
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2013 12:19
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[Vermont] Report: Vt. near top in anti-tobacco spending

Vermont ranked 10th in the nation in 2012 for its funding of tobacco prevention and cessation programs, according to a coalition of public health organizations. Ronda Williams, chronic disease prevention chief for the state's Health Promotion Disease Pr
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Jan 3, 2013 04:25
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[Vermont] As smoking rates stagnate, tobacco fund dwindles

After years of decline, Vermont’s adult smoking rate appears to have stalled and now “lags behind the nation,” advocates say. At the same time, state investment in tobacco-related programming is shrinking. A tobacco trust fund that once held $31 million
VTDigger.org
added Apr 10, 2018 20:39
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ZABLOTSKY: 21 reasons to pass Tobacco 21 in Vermont

1. Over the years, I have spoken to Vermont junior and senior high school students about the dangers of the use of tobacco products. I found that the main motivation for using cigarettes and smokeless tobacco was peer pressure and the desire to be cool.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Oct 13, 2017 01:14
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[Vermont] Get your butt out of here: Smokers feel the squeeze

Beginning in July 2017, the Vermont State Colleges System (VSC) implemented policy 314, which requires each of its five subsidiaries to enforce and maintain a tobacco-free campus by July 1, 2018. Under the new policy, tobacco use in any form is now str
Basement Medicine (Johnson State College, VT)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:09
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[Vermont] VIDEO: Parks officials: 'Embarrassed' by smoking ban inaction

In a scathing letter, Burlington's Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Commission criticized councilors for failing to enact a smoking ban in city parks.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Feb 2, 2016 01:13
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