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[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

[Vermont] Church St. smoking ban one step closer to law

The City Council Ordinance Committee sent the 24-hour ban back to the full City Council on Wednesday night by a 2-1 vote, according to committee Chairman Chip Mason, D-Ward 5.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Oct 19, 2014 11:47

[Vermont] Putting the vapor in e-cigarettes

Our primary business is the manufacture of e-liquid (the stuff that is turned into vapor inside an electronic cigarette). We are currently the oldest wholesale manufacturer of e-liquid in the United States and were the first to list the ingredients and t
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Oct 6, 2014 18:12

[Vermont] Defeat of campaign finance amendment especially bruising for Bernie Sanders

"The most important domestic issue facing the country is turning over Citizens United," Sanders said, because the court ruling "creates an open door … to pour unlimited sums of money into the political process." "It’s a real undermining of American demo
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2014 09:15

[Vermont] KNEIPP: Smoke-free zones are safety zones for some

When someone with asthma or COPD coughs or shows signs of difficulty breathing after being around smoke, it isn’t to be passive aggressive or rude. It is because the smoke causes a physical reaction which makes it difficult to breathe. If you smoke and ar
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Sep 8, 2014 11:52
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