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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

[Vermont] Proposed International Treaty Could Hamper State Policy

There’s concern a proposed international trade agreement could force Vermont to roll back regulations controlling the sale and marketing of tobacco products. A state commission is looking at ways to influence deliberations over the treaty.
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Oct 3, 2013 12:28

[Vermont] LETTER: How we can do more

Other hospitals and organizations across the state, including community coalitions and Support Services at Home, are working with property managers and tenants to ensure a successful transition to healthy, smoke-free living. To learn more, visit the Ameri
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Aug 20, 2013 05:38

[Vermont] RJ Reynolds Hit With $8.3M Judgment Over Eclipse Ads ($$)

Superior Judge Dennis R. Pearson entered a final judgment Monday that ordered Reynolds to cough up the civil penalty partly as a sanction for contempt of a 1998 consent decree from the same court and violation of the master settlement agreement reference
added Jun 6, 2013 10:28

[Vermont] Bennington makes public sites smoke-free

Smoking will no longer be allowed at the Stark Street playground and the community-built park in Willow Park as well as the Bennington Senior Center and the Bennington Recreation Center.
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Feb 13, 2013 12:49

[New Hampshire, Vermont] Association of Established Smoking Among Adolescents With Timing of Exposure to Smoking Depicted in Movies

JNCI J Natl Cancer Inst (2012) 104 (7): 549-555. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djs138 Volume 104 Issue 7 April 4, 2012
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 16, 2012 05:50

[Vermont] Advocates to push lawmakers to raise tobacco age

A cohort of cancer patients and survivors are holding an all day meeting on anti-cancer policy in the state. The meetings follows the Senate's tabling of a bill to raise the tobacco sale and use age to 21 in Vermont. The meeting, hosted annually by the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 15:13

Vermont bill to raise smoking age dealt major blow

The Senate voted 15 to 14 to table the bill last Friday. Lead sponsor of the bill Democratic Sen. Alison Clarkson said the Senate may decide to reintroduce the bill, but they will have to find more votes. The measure would have made Vermont the third U.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41

Vermont considers raising smoking age to 21

Now 24 years old, Bermani says she supports a proposal at the Vermont House of Representatives to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. The proposal, which would follow Hawaii and several cities that have already raised the smoking age,
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Mar 27, 2016 01:07

Some Vermont workers upset at smoking ban at leased offices

Some state of Vermont employees are upset over a plan to end smoking at a Montpelier office complex that is leased from the National Life Group insurance company. Currently the employees are able to smoke in designated areas outside in the parking garage
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2016 23:37
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