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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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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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Vermont House OKs 92 percent tax on e-cigarettes

Passions ran high on the House floor Wednesday afternoon over a bill to impose a 92 percent state tax on electronic cigarettes and vapor products. Supporters said the steep levy would put e-cigarettes at parity with state tobacco taxes.
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Apr 1, 2016 14:51
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[Vermont] GAETANO PUTIGNANO: A VOTE AGAINST E-CIGARETTES IS A VOTE FOR SMOKING

This commentary is by Gaetano Putignano, of Bellows Falls, who owns and operates 802 E-Cig Supply....As any vaping former smoker will tell you, a vote to treat e-cigarettes like cigarettes, is a vote for smoking.
VTDigger.org
added Mar 14, 2016 10:07
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[Vermont] JAN K. CARNEY: THE MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT E-CIGARETTES

H.171, An Act Relating to Restriction on the Use of Electronic Cigarettes. Many Vermonters are wondering why a bill like this is necessary ...Unfortunately, myths about electronic cigarettes like these are widespread, unsupported by science, and distract
VTDigger.org
added Mar 8, 2016 00:37
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