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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
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[Vermont] E-CIGARETTE RESTRICTIONS GET HOUSE APPROVAL

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
VTDigger.org
added Mar 16, 2016 09:31
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[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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[Vermont] Man lights cigarette in truck with leaky propane tank

A man suffered minor burns at Woodford State Park Aug. 3 when he lit a cigarette in the cab of his truck where a propane tank had been leaking. According to Vermont State Police, the gas ignited, causing an explosion that blew the truck's two doors open
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Aug 12, 2015 13:40
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[Vermont] Call for smoking buffer zone sparks debate in Rutland

Concerned for the health of his son and the overall appearance of the apartment complex, Jalbert took his concerns to the city. He asked Rutland City's Board of Aldermen for an ordinance banning smoking near multiunit apartments.
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:34
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[Vermont] UVM Campus Smoking-Ban Proposal Sparks Debate

she opposes a proposal to ban tobacco altogether from the UVM campus. The new rule was supposed to go into effect in January but stalled partly due to objections from students. College students are adults, and they should be free to make decisions about
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:39
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[Vermont] AUDIO: Smoking, chewing now illegal on Church Street

Vermont's most popular outdoor pedestrian mall. The controversial new rules also ban e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. Most Burlington smokers know about the new tobacco ban by now. It is pretty hard to miss when you walk down Church Street: Every 15 fee
North Country Public Radio
added Dec 21, 2014 05:55
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[Connecticut, Massachusetts] Vermont's Tobacco Heritage Explored In New Book

Dale and Darcy Cahill are the authors of Tobacco Sheds: Vanishing Treasures of the Connecticut River Valley. They traveled around Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, documenting these sheds and researching the history of tobacco farming in the regio
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:55
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Do You Smoke? Or Vape? E-Cigarettes Pick Up Steam in Vermont

The Northeast Kingdom is about to get its first electronic cigarette store. Lyndonville will follow a trail blazed in Castleton, where there is a business that sells the vaporizers, and makes the liquid ingredients. E-cigs are also being sold in conveni
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:45
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How Healthy Are We? Vermont Ranked #2 Healthiest State after the New #1, Hawaii

While smoking rates have dropped, 16.5 percent of Vermonters smoke, compared to 10.6 percent of Hawaiians.
Vermont Department of Health
added Dec 13, 2013 00:34
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