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[Vermont] Advocates worry about raiding Tobacco Trust Fund

As the Vermont Legislature prepares to chip away at a $70 million budget gap, tobacco use prevention advocates are asking that lawmakers stop raiding the tobacco settlement fund. The settlement fund is the result of a 1998 settlement between four tobacc
added Dec 27, 2013 22:00

[California] ARCHIVE: Vermont Sues R.J. Reynolds Over Cigarette Ad Claims

The state says there is no proof that the Eclipse brand poses less health risk. The company says its marketing is backed by scientific research.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 6, 2013 09:17

[Vermont] Tobacco Giant R.J. Reynolds Ordered to Pay the State $8 Million in Penalties and to Stop Deceptive Advertising

In the latest ruling, Judge Pearson concluded that Reynolds should be required to pay substantial civil penalties for its violations and that an additional injunction should issue against Reynolds to prevent similar conduct by Reynolds in marketing other
Vermont Office of the Attorney General
added Jun 6, 2013 08:58

Hughes: Governor's proposal to deplete Tobacco Trust Fund will hurt Vermonters

Diverting monies from the Tobacco Trust Fund to plug budgetary gaps is short-sighted, will cost Vermonters in the future, and does not respect the wishes of Vermont smokers and nonsmokers.
added Mar 12, 2013 06:27

[Vermont] Smokeless public housing could be trend

Buildings owned by the Housing Trust of Rutland County have gone smoke-free, and the Rutland Area Prevention Coalition is talking to private landlords about enacting similar measures.
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Jan 11, 2013 08:35

[Vermont] BOWEN: Is Juuling a healthy form of smoking?

No. “Juuling” is a brand of e-cigarettes/vaping products... Our youth are also powerful voices themselves. Please join these youth of our community and help raise awareness that e-cigarettes/vaping and “Juuling” are not healthy forms of smoking. For help
Milton (VT) Independent
added Apr 15, 2018 17:55

[Vermont] Half of $28M Tobacco Settlement Will Go to Fight Opioids

Vermont will receive $28 million to settle a long-running dispute with tobacco companies and will spend half that money to combat opioid addiction.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2018 14:38

Vermont House passes increase in smoking age from 18 to 21

After impassioned debate stretching over two days, the Vermont House on Wednesday passed a bill to increase the state's age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 over the next three years and to raise the tobacco tax.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Apr 8, 2016 05:01


Lawmakers endorsed a bill Tuesday that puts limits on the sale and use of electronic cigarettes. H.171 would ban their use indoors at workplaces and restaurants. Introducing the bill on the House floor Tuesday, Rep. Jill Krowinski, D-Burlington, said t
added Mar 16, 2016 09:31

[Vermont] Panel advances e-cigarettes bill

The House is poised to debate restrictions on e-cigarettes after the House Human Services Committee approved a bill to regulate them like traditional cigarettes. The committee voted 10 to 1 Thursday on H.171, which would require merchants to store e-ciga
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Mar 13, 2016 11:39
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