Headlines Tagged with Vermont — 761 headlines found
Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday approved a measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana..."This is about opening the doors to a new addictive industry being funded by Big Tobacco that will install retail pot shops in Vermont neighborhoods," said Kevi
May 10, 2017 Reuters
added May 11, 2017 02:21
Smokers who frequent Barre’s historic central business district can exhale, because city councilors appear unwilling to pursue an ordinance change that would have created Vermont’s first smoke-free downtown. Backed by the Barre Partnership and a student
Apr 27, 2017 (Barre, VT) Times Argus
added May 1, 2017 17:52
A bill that would have raised Vermont’s smoking age from 18 to 21 failed on the Senate floor Tuesday, ending a political saga that has enveloped the legislation in recent weeks. Senators rejected S.88 on a 16-13 vote.
Apr 25, 2017 VTDigger.org
added May 9, 2017 20:14
but a skeptical City Council isn’t quite there yet. It could take councilors a while, because if they entertain the proposal that was formally floated Tuesday night, Mayor Thomas Lauzon warned it wouldn’t be a short conversation.
Apr 13, 2017 (Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Apr 13, 2017 15:23
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
Apr 9, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 19:33
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
Apr 8, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 15:13
Castleton University will be a tobacco-free campus as of this summer. On Thursday, the University held a forum to discuss how the new policy will affect students and the community.
Mar 30, 2017 WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Mar 31, 2017 17:58
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.
Mar 28, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
At the University of Vermont’s Center on Behavior and Health , we have conducted a series of clinical trials examining the effectiveness of financial incentives (e.g., vouchers in the form of gift cards to restaurants, movies, baby stores) for quitting s
Mar 27, 2017 The Conversation (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
Raising the tobacco sale age to 21 won’t eliminate teen smoking, but it will greatly reduce the availability of tobacco to teens. Keeping tobacco out of the hands of youth just makes sense. Our local leaders know this, just as the leaders of Castleton Un
Mar 23, 2017 Rutland (VT) Herald
added Mar 23, 2017 14:25