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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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[Vermont] Students protest flavored tobacco products in Montpelier

WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Feb 8, 2018 04:54
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[Vermont] Youth campaign targets flavored tobacco products

Students from 17 high schools across the state of Vermont gathered at Montpelier High School on Tuesday to participate in a march on the State House in protest of flavored and other non-cigarette tobacco products. The advocacy group Our Voices Exposed (O
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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[Massachusetts, New York, Vermont] ALA 2018 Tobacco Report: NY 'Stalled.' MA, VT 'Best Grades Overall'

while New York has taken significant steps to reduce tobacco use, including the recent inclusion of electronic cigarettes in the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act, more than 28,000 New Yorkers will die this year from tobacco use. "Despite the progresses made
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:01
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Vermont should raise smoking age to 21 to reduce tobacco use

finds that Vermont was unable to move the ball on tobacco policy in 2017, and that elected officials must do more...Vermont’s grades show zero progress from last year and that Governor Scott and the state legislature must reprioritize tobacco control poli
Vermont Business Magazine
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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[Pennsylvania, Vermont] Jim Kenyon: Where There’s Smoke ... There’s Likely to Be Higher Inmate Health Care Costs

Vermont inmates are once again legally lighting up inside prison fences — albeit 450 miles away at a Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution where Vermont shipped 270 inmates in June.....unlikely that Vermont prisoners will stay in Pennsylvania foreve
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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ZABLOTSKY: 21 reasons to pass Tobacco 21 in Vermont

1. Over the years, I have spoken to Vermont junior and senior high school students about the dangers of the use of tobacco products. I found that the main motivation for using cigarettes and smokeless tobacco was peer pressure and the desire to be cool.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Oct 13, 2017 01:14
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[Vermont] Lamoille group seeks to butt out tobacco use

Healthy Lamoille Valley, a community coalition working to promote healthy behaviors in youth and adults in the region, is trying to change those statistics. After a 5-year hiatus, the organization has once again received a Community Tobacco Prevention G
Stowe (VT) Today
added Oct 12, 2017 22:19
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[Vermont] National Conference on “Tobacco Regulatory Science” to Address FDA’s New Comprehensive Plan for Nicotine Regulation

22nd Century...announced...Vermont Center on Behavior and Health’s 5th Annual Conference will focus on Tobacco Regulatory Science and will include the prodigious science surrounding 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigarettes....Zeller’s address c
Business Wire
added Oct 3, 2017 14:31
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[Vermont] Get your butt out of here: Smokers feel the squeeze

Beginning in July 2017, the Vermont State Colleges System (VSC) implemented policy 314, which requires each of its five subsidiaries to enforce and maintain a tobacco-free campus by July 1, 2018. Under the new policy, tobacco use in any form is now str
Basement Medicine (Johnson State College, VT)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:09
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