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[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

[Vermont] ARCHIVE: E-cigs healthier alternative?

Vermont Vapors is the newest addition to Castleton Corners, selling one of the newer nicotine products on the market. Linda Barker and her family opened their storefront this March... While electronic cigarettes have helped the Barker family quit smoking
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added May 16, 2014 15:53

[Vermont] Lawmakers support child-proof packaging for e-cigarette gels

Vermont lawmakers backed a proposal Wednesday to make it harder for children to ingest liquid nicotine gels used in e-cigarettes. Rep. Patti Komline, R-Dorset, introduced an amendment to require child-proof packaging on the replaceable liquid nicotine g
added Apr 30, 2014 23:40

[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43

[Vermont] Smoking ban creates opposition

The University is going tobacco-free in an attempt to create a “healthier” environment for students, according to their website. The goal is also to “protect” both smokers and non-smokers from the various health risks that both first and second hand smok
Vermont Cynic (University of Vermont)
added Apr 17, 2014 04:34

[Vermont] Legislative panel rejects proposal to raise minimum age for tobacco purchase

House Human Services Committee voted 10-1 and 11-0 to kill two related proposals, the first would have raised the minimum age, the other would have exempted military personnel from the age limit. The committee took testimony from the Vermont Grocers Asso
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Mar 13, 2014 16:54
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