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Bill would expand smoking ban in Vermont

Smoking rooms in the state's hotels and motels would be eliminated under a bill endorsed by the Vermont House on Thursday. The bill also would set other restrictions on tobacco, including banning its use within 25 feet of a state building, or to its prop
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2014 19:44

[Vermont] House Moves To Ban Smoking In Cars With Kids

The Vermont House has given its preliminary approval to legislation that makes it illegal to smoke in a car with young children as passengers. The proposal was added to a larger bill that clarifies existing restrictions on smoking in public buildings an
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Feb 28, 2014 05:40

[Vermont] Attorneys General Call On Trade Representative To Preserve Tobacco Regulation

the chief law enforcement officers of 44 states and territories are calling upon the United States Trade Representative to exclude tobacco and tobacco products from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is currently under negotiation. This would preserve t
Vermont Office of the Attorney General
added Jan 28, 2014 07:42

[Vermont] Tobacco fund won't benefit from settlement

More than $11 million from tobacco-related lawsuits will be used to plug holes in Vermont's budget in fiscal year 2015 and the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Vermont is not happy about it.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jan 27, 2014 14:28

Vermont nets $8.3M in penalties from R.J. Reynolds lawsuit

The settlement is the result of a 2005 lawsuit over the company's marketing of the Eclipse brand cigarette. The state received $14 million overall with the remaining amount going to attorneys' fees and costs that will be divided among the Vermont Attorn
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jan 10, 2014 05:38

Vermont nets $8.3 million in penalties from R.J. Reynolds lawsuit

A Vermont judge in 2010 ruled that Reynolds had intentionally misled customers through direct mail marketing, print and Internet ads, and ads on the cigarette packs that touted Eclipse as a reduced-risk cigarette.
added Jan 6, 2014 13:58

Do You Smoke? Or Vape? E-Cigarettes Pick Up Steam in Vermont

The Northeast Kingdom is about to get its first electronic cigarette store. Lyndonville will follow a trail blazed in Castleton, where there is a business that sells the vaporizers, and makes the liquid ingredients. E-cigs are also being sold in conveni
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:45

[Vermont] Advocates worry about raiding Tobacco Trust Fund

As the Vermont Legislature prepares to chip away at a $70 million budget gap, tobacco use prevention advocates are asking that lawmakers stop raiding the tobacco settlement fund. The settlement fund is the result of a 1998 settlement between four tobacc
added Dec 27, 2013 22:00

How Healthy Are We? Vermont Ranked #2 Healthiest State after the New #1, Hawaii

While smoking rates have dropped, 16.5 percent of Vermonters smoke, compared to 10.6 percent of Hawaiians.
Vermont Department of Health
added Dec 13, 2013 00:34

[Vermont] Rebecca L. Ryan: Smoke-free policies increasingly adopted for multi-unit housing

Vermont community coalitions, hospital-based smoking cessation programs and Support and Services at Home (SASH) are teaming up with the American Lung Association to help property managers to implement smoke-free policies. To learn more about smoke-free h
added Oct 24, 2013 02:59
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