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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 β€” wow β€” 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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[Vermont] Tobacco ban at residential treatment centers deters clients

The sudden drop in clients at Maple Leaf Farm coincided with the implementation of a Vermont Health Department policy requiring residential drug treatment centers to be tobacco-free. Intended as a step toward improving public health and the well-being of
VTDigger.org
added Jan 28, 2016 02:57
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[Vermont] Suggested No Smoking Ordinance Gets a "No"

Edmonds suggested to keep people from smoking within 50 feet of any apartment complex in Waterbury. .... Shepeluk says a proposal to regulate smoking on private property would be impossible to enforce. β€œTo put an ordinance in place that would encourage
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added May 20, 2015 05:45
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[Vermont] Putting the vapor in e-cigarettes

Our primary business is the manufacture of e-liquid (the stuff that is turned into vapor inside an electronic cigarette). We are currently the oldest wholesale manufacturer of e-liquid in the United States and were the first to list the ingredients and t
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Oct 6, 2014 18:12
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[Vermont] Rebecca Ryan: A step in the right direction

Now that the law clearly stipulates that drivers can be stopped and fined up to $100 each time they are caught smoking while a child is riding in the car with them, drivers who now smoke will hopefully think long and hard before they risk lighting up when
VTDigger.org
added Jun 2, 2014 20:11
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[Vermont] ARCHIVE: E-cigs healthier alternative?

Vermont Vapors is the newest addition to Castleton Corners, selling one of the newer nicotine products on the market. Linda Barker and her family opened their storefront this March... While electronic cigarettes have helped the Barker family quit smoking
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added May 16, 2014 15:53
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