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[Vermont] DUBLOIS: 'Vapes' shops to become vaporized

While vape and e-cig products have not yet been officially designated as "healthy," there is an overwhelming consensus from many experts and users, as well as many in the medical profession, that they are "healthier" than cigarettes. As a matter of fact,
Manchester (VT) Journal
added Mar 31, 2016 15:59
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Vermont House to debate raising smoking age from 18 to 21

The state House is set to vote on a bill that would raise the age to smoke tobacco products from 18 to 21 during the next three years. Under the bill, up for debate Tuesday, the smoking age would go from 18 to 19 this coming January and would increase b
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2016 23:21
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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
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[Vermont] Committee supports smoking age increase

If enacted, the bill, H. 93, would raise the legal age to purchase and consume tobacco to 19 beginning in 2017, and would rise gradually until 2019, when 21 would become the law in Vermont.
VTDigger.org
added Mar 27, 2016 01:08
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[Vermont] ADAM TREDWELL: LET SMOKERS QUIT THEIR OWN WAY

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Adam Tredwell, who works at Vermont Vapor Inc. ... Far from “supporting adults’ decisions to quit smoking,” as Dr. Carney claims, H.171 would force e-cigarette users who have quit smoking years ago to breathe in secon
VTDigger.org
added Mar 17, 2016 12:54
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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] GAETANO PUTIGNANO: A VOTE AGAINST E-CIGARETTES IS A VOTE FOR SMOKING

This commentary is by Gaetano Putignano, of Bellows Falls, who owns and operates 802 E-Cig Supply....As any vaping former smoker will tell you, a vote to treat e-cigarettes like cigarettes, is a vote for smoking.
VTDigger.org
added Mar 14, 2016 10:07
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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] JAN K. CARNEY: THE MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT E-CIGARETTES

H.171, An Act Relating to Restriction on the Use of Electronic Cigarettes. Many Vermonters are wondering why a bill like this is necessary ...Unfortunately, myths about electronic cigarettes like these are widespread, unsupported by science, and distract
VTDigger.org
added Mar 8, 2016 00:37
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[Vermont] Less VT Students Exposed to Second Hand Smoke

37 percent of students say they were directly exposed to second hand smoke within the last week, down 4 percent from 2013. "I think that has a lot do with the work that's been done in Vermont over the last couple of years," says Mariah Sanderson, Direct
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added Mar 7, 2016 08:00
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