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[Vermont] Protect Your Kids from Second Hand Smoke

this week, especially with the new Vermont state laws reducing exposure to second hand smoke, let me cough up or out some information on this important topic.
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Jan 12, 2015 20:00


2. U.S. sovereignty will be undermined by giving corporations the right to challenge our laws before international tribunals. The TPP creates a special dispute resolution process that allows corporations to challenge any domestic laws that could adversely
US Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
added Dec 30, 2014 07:49

[Vermont] AUDIO: Smoking, chewing now illegal on Church Street

Vermont's most popular outdoor pedestrian mall. The controversial new rules also ban e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. Most Burlington smokers know about the new tobacco ban by now. It is pretty hard to miss when you walk down Church Street: Every 15 fee
North Country Public Radio
added Dec 21, 2014 05:55

[Vermont] Church St. smoking ban begins Wednesday

"This gives people who are irritated by smoke the right to ask somebody to not smoke," said Burlington City Council President Joan Shannon. Signs say it all. Smoking on Burlington's Church Street Marketplace is no longer allowed starting Wednesday. "It t
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Dec 16, 2014 03:29

[Vermont] VIDEO: Church St. Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect Wednesday

The much-debated smoking ban goes into effect on Wed., December 17. “Honestly, I think that if you really want to smoke, you should be allowed to smoke,” said Stephen Thompson, a smoker. “I don't think that the government or anyone else should be in our
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added Dec 14, 2014 20:17
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[Vermont] Montpelier council considering smoke-free parks, downtown

City Council will soon consider making the parks in Montpelier smoke free, a proposal the city’s Parks Commission is already behind. A second idea, limiting smoking downtown, was also brought up at this week’s meeting and will be explored in the future.
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Nov 22, 2014 12:57

[Vermont] VIDEO: Church Street Smoking Ban

A 24 hour ban for smoking any tobacco products on Church Street has passed. You can't smoke tobacco substitutes, including electronic cigarettes, or tobacco products outside of any marketplace store front from the top of Church Street to the bottom.
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added Nov 11, 2014 05:24
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[Vermont] City Council Snuffs Smoking on Church Street

The Burlington City Council voted Monday to ban smoking at any time of day on Church Street. City parks could be next. Similar measures have been rejected in recent years; one was vetoed by then-Mayor Bob Kiss in 2012. The Church Street Marketplace, whi
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Nov 11, 2014 01:54

[Vermont] Church Street smoking ban gets final approval

Burlington's Church Street Marketplace will prohibit smoking, following a vote from the Burlington City Council on Monday and support from Mayor Miro Weinberger. Councilors expressed concern about the health effects of secondhand smoke, though a few won
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Nov 10, 2014 23:43
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[Vermont] Public-Housing Agencies Crack Down on Lighting Up

the WHA joins a growing number of public-housing agencies in Vermont and across the country that have banned smoking inside their properties. It may seem like an obvious and uncontroversial step; Vermont's first such law, which banned smoking from the wo
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:49
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