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[Vermont] Legislative panel rejects proposal to raise minimum age for tobacco purchase

House Human Services Committee voted 10-1 and 11-0 to kill two related proposals, the first would have raised the minimum age, the other would have exempted military personnel from the age limit. The committee took testimony from the Vermont Grocers Asso
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Mar 13, 2014 16:54
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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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[Vermont] Letter: The other drug addicts

Trump is reported as saying that "drug dealers are as bad as serial killers and should be subjected to the death penalty."...cigarette tripartite of makers, sellers and users, here and abroad, are certainly the largest group of "serial killers" in all of
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Mar 24, 2018 14:39
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[Pennsylvania, Vermont] Jim Kenyon: Where There’s Smoke ... There’s Likely to Be Higher Inmate Health Care Costs

Vermont inmates are once again legally lighting up inside prison fences — albeit 450 miles away at a Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution where Vermont shipped 270 inmates in June.....unlikely that Vermont prisoners will stay in Pennsylvania foreve
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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65 percent of Vermont adults believe flavored tobacco products should be illegal

High school youth activists joined community tobacco coalition volunteers and state health officials today in releasing the results of a public opinion survey that illustrates the role flavored tobacco products play in introducing youth to tobacco use. Am
Vermont Business Magazine
added Jun 11, 2017 13:29
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Vermont legislature approves marijuana legalization bill

Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday approved a measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana..."This is about opening the doors to a new addictive industry being funded by Big Tobacco that will install retail pot shops in Vermont neighborhoods," said Kevi
Reuters
added May 11, 2017 02:21
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[Vermont] CU goes tobacco-free

Castleton University announced Thursday that it will be joining nearly 2,000 colleges and universities across the country in becoming a tobacco free campus beginning Aug. 1. In November the Vermont State Colleges board of trustees unanimously approved a m
Killington (VT) Mountain Times
added Mar 8, 2017 23:46
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[Vermont] HEALTH DEPARTMENT APPLAUDS NEW FEDERAL RULE BANNING SMOKING IN PUBLIC HOUSING

“This is a tremendous step forward in protecting children and people with chronic illnesses like asthma from the harm caused by second-hand smoke,” Dr. Chen said. According to the announcement made by HUD Secretary Julián Castro, the rule will prohibit
VTDigger.org
added Dec 5, 2016 22:22
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[Vermont] Current PrEvents: Toxic aerosols and e-cigarettes

Just when the teen smoking rate in Vermont has continued to decrease from 40 percent in 1995 down to 11 percent in 2015 — wow — the use of e-cigarettes continues to rise at an alarming rate. The 2015 Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) included ne
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Jun 24, 2016 14:10
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[Vermont] House OKs major tax for e-cigarettes

Over the strong objection of merchants and manufacturers, the House gave final approval Thursday to legislation that will nearly double the price of e-cigarettes. The 92 percent tax took a circuitous route to House passage after previous efforts to add
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Apr 2, 2016 21:33
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