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Vermont House passes increase in smoking age from 18 to 21

After impassioned debate stretching over two days, the Vermont House on Wednesday passed a bill to increase the state's age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 over the next three years and to raise the tobacco tax.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Apr 8, 2016 05:01

[Vermont] House OKs raising smoking age

The House voted Tuesday to approve a bill that gradually raises the age someone can buy, possess and use all forms of tobacco during the next three years, and would increase taxes on tobacco products to compensate for lost state revenue. “Our hope is th
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Apr 6, 2016 21:40
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[Vermont] House OKs bill to raise smoking age to 21

The body OKed the bill, H.93, on a vote of 84 to 61 after hours of debate and consideration of several amendments Tuesday. The bill would gradually increase the age for purchasing tobacco products in Vermont over the next three years. As of the beginnin
added Apr 6, 2016 21:40

[Vermont] VIDEO: Businesses fight back against E-cigarette tax

“It would decimate the business. Any of the e-cigarette customers would go online or out of state,” said Linda Barker of Vermont Vapors. Barker said if the bill goes through, they'll be forced to close their doors. “We were the second business in the c
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:40

[Vermont] House OKs major tax for e-cigarettes

Over the strong objection of merchants and manufacturers, the House gave final approval Thursday to legislation that will nearly double the price of e-cigarettes. The 92 percent tax took a circuitous route to House passage after previous efforts to add
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Apr 2, 2016 21:33

[Vermont] E-cigarette tax passes House, but faces Senate hurdle

The Vermont House gave final approval Thursday to a bill that would impose a 92 percent excise tax on electronic cigarettes and associated paraphernalia, including vaporizers. The bill passed on a voice vote. On Wednesday, the measure got preliminary ap
added Apr 2, 2016 13:59

Vermont House OKs 92 percent tax on e-cigarettes

Passions ran high on the House floor Wednesday afternoon over a bill to impose a 92 percent state tax on electronic cigarettes and vapor products. Supporters said the steep levy would put e-cigarettes at parity with state tobacco taxes.
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Apr 1, 2016 14:51

[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

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

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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