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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.
VTDigger.org
added Jan 6, 2014 13:58
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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
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[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
VTDigger.org
added Dec 27, 2013 22:00
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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
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[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
VTDigger.org
added Oct 24, 2013 02:59
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[Vermont] Proposed International Treaty Could Hamper State Policy

There’s concern a proposed international trade agreement could force Vermont to roll back regulations controlling the sale and marketing of tobacco products. A state commission is looking at ways to influence deliberations over the treaty.
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Oct 3, 2013 12:28
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[Vermont] UVM gets grant for tobacco-related research

Federal funding totaling $19.5 million over five years has been awarded to the University of Vermont to conduct research into the regulation of tobacco products, the university announced Thursday.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Sep 21, 2013 13:55
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[Vermont] LETTER: How we can do more

Other hospitals and organizations across the state, including community coalitions and Support Services at Home, are working with property managers and tenants to ensure a successful transition to healthy, smoke-free living. To learn more, visit the Ameri
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Aug 20, 2013 05:38
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[Vermont] AUDIO: Analysis: Sharon Implements Strict Anti-Smoking Policy

VPR's Peter Biello talks with Public Post's Amy Noyes about the town of Sharon's new Tobacco-Free Policy.
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Aug 3, 2013 15:52
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[Vermont] Vt.town adops tobacco-free community policy

The town of Sharon isn't the first in Vermont to prohibit smoking on town-owned property, but it's going further with its new Tobacco Free Community Policy. ... statement describing its goal of protecting the health of all community members. In addition t
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2013 09:21
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