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AUDIO: New Smoking Restrictions In Effect In Vermont

Its provisions include banning smoking in cars when children under 8 are in the vehicle. Vermont became the sixth state to ban smoking in all hotels and motels and the eighth to ban smoking in cars when young children are present. The new smoking law - A
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 3, 2014 05:05

Vermont latest to outlaw car smoking with kids

On Tuesday, Vermont will be the seventh state in the country to ban smoking in cars carrying children and the sixth to outlaw smoking in hotel rooms. Dr. Harry Chen, the state's health commissioner, said Friday it is hoped that the new laws will encoura
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2014 09:26
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[Vermont] Burlington City Council advances smoking ban

Increased health risks posed by second-hand smoke in Burlington's Church Street Marketplace prompted City Council to advance a 24-hour smoking ban on the downtown pedestrian throughway. A 13-1 vote delivered the proposed ban to the Ordinance Committee,
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Jun 24, 2014 11:59

[Vermont] FIRST: Clearing the air around e-cigarette facts and fiction

Thus the name of the game is to educate your children and teens about these devices so they do not use them, let alone become addicted. If you or your teen smokes and wants to use e-cigarettes to quit, remind him or her that this is not a great idea, sin
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Jun 16, 2014 09:20
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ATR Opposes 92 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes in Vermont

This tax hike would hit Vermont small businesses hardest, especially those who have had to grapple with some of the 20 new and higher federal taxes imposed since President Obama took office.
Americans for Tax Reform
added Jun 9, 2014 15:19

[Vermont] Rebecca Ryan: A step in the right direction

Now that the law clearly stipulates that drivers can be stopped and fined up to $100 each time they are caught smoking while a child is riding in the car with them, drivers who now smoke will hopefully think long and hard before they risk lighting up when
added Jun 2, 2014 20:11

[Vermont] States and small businesses shut out of international trade negotiations

Brent Raymond, Vermont's international trade director, is privy to only very limited information... "I have concerns about big tobacco's influence on TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) and WTO," Raymond said. Tobacco companies in the past have sued countrie
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added May 18, 2014 06:37

Petitioned Vermont State House: Stop H.884 (92% tax on electronic cigarettes) from passing in the Vermont Senate / Petition by Linda Barker Fair Haven, VT

Vermont is under a major attack. With no notice to the public, the Vermont House Ways & Means Committee voted Monday, March 24th to amend the proposed Miscellaneous Tax Bill to add an outrageous 92% of wholesale tax on "tobacco substitutes" (electronic
added May 16, 2014 16:22

[Vermont] LETTER: BARKER: Say no to tax on e-cigarettes

I not only work in the business but was a smoker for 41 years, smoking over two packs a day. It was only after getting my first e-cig five years ago that I was able to completely stop smoking. How does it make sense that something that will save smoker'
Rutland (VT) Herald
added May 16, 2014 16:00

[Vermont] ARCHIVEW: Lighting a wire

Tredwell's mother, Linda Barker, who also uses e-cigs and was running the shop with him earlier this week, said she considers them a good alternative to smoking. "I smoked for 41 years," she said. "I planned to die a smoker. I don't cough and I don't wh
Rutland (VT) Herald
added May 16, 2014 15:59
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