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[Vermont] Popularity of e-cigarettes, `vaping' raises concerns

The rapidly expanding use of electronic cigarettes and other "vaping" devices, among adults, but particularly within the teenager and young adult group, is an alarming reminder of the powerfully addictive nature of nicotine and the serious lifelong healt
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2018 20:44
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[New York, Vermont] Looking Back

1993:...Almost every grocery store, convenience store and gas station on the main streets of Bennington had a Marlboro or Camel sign advertising the price of cigarettes, and their parking lots were full of cars with New York plates...Vermont's tax on a p
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jun 24, 2018 16:08
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[Vermont] Montpelier’s mayor not ready to support downtown smoking ban

Watson said she is opposed to an all-out smoking ban in the capital city’s downtown area ahead of a meeting next week with organizers of a campaign to prohibit cigarette smoking and vaping in a half-mile area. The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition
VTDigger.org
added Jun 23, 2018 11:29
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[Vermont] Group pushes for smoke-free Montpelier

The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition says the numbers in teen smoking have gone down in Vermont. Now, they want to see a similar trend in adults. This group doesn’t want to see or smell cigarettes in their downtown area. "We are trying to build
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:51
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[Vermont] Federal government responds slowly to Juuling, leaving it to local action

“This product in particular is attractive and discreet,” said Kate Nugent, executive director of the Winooski Partnership for Prevention, which works with the local school district to make sure faculty and staff are aware of new trends and informing stud
VTDigger.org
added Jun 4, 2018 16:08
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[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
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[Vermont] As smoking rates stagnate, tobacco fund dwindles

After years of decline, Vermont’s adult smoking rate appears to have stalled and now “lags behind the nation,” advocates say. At the same time, state investment in tobacco-related programming is shrinking. A tobacco trust fund that once held $31 million
VTDigger.org
added Apr 10, 2018 20:39
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[Vermont] Veronika Jedlovszky: Use tobacco settlement for tobacco prevention

As a pulmonologist who treats patients with lung disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer, I see the terrible impacts that tobacco use has on our patients and their families. Nicotine is a highly addictive and smoki
VTDigger.org
added Apr 5, 2018 19:12
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[Vermont] Letter: The other drug addicts

Trump is reported as saying that "drug dealers are as bad as serial killers and should be subjected to the death penalty."...cigarette tripartite of makers, sellers and users, here and abroad, are certainly the largest group of "serial killers" in all of
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Mar 24, 2018 14:39
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[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
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