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ZABLOTSKY: 21 reasons to pass Tobacco 21 in Vermont

1. Over the years, I have spoken to Vermont junior and senior high school students about the dangers of the use of tobacco products. I found that the main motivation for using cigarettes and smokeless tobacco was peer pressure and the desire to be cool.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Oct 13, 2017 01:14
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[Vermont] Lamoille group seeks to butt out tobacco use

Healthy Lamoille Valley, a community coalition working to promote healthy behaviors in youth and adults in the region, is trying to change those statistics. After a 5-year hiatus, the organization has once again received a Community Tobacco Prevention G
Stowe (VT) Today
added Oct 12, 2017 22:19

[Vermont] National Conference on “Tobacco Regulatory Science” to Address FDA’s New Comprehensive Plan for Nicotine Regulation

22nd Century...announced...Vermont Center on Behavior and Health’s 5th Annual Conference will focus on Tobacco Regulatory Science and will include the prodigious science surrounding 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigarettes....Zeller’s address c
Business Wire
added Oct 3, 2017 14:31

[Vermont] Get your butt out of here: Smokers feel the squeeze

Beginning in July 2017, the Vermont State Colleges System (VSC) implemented policy 314, which requires each of its five subsidiaries to enforce and maintain a tobacco-free campus by July 1, 2018. Under the new policy, tobacco use in any form is now str
Basement Medicine (Johnson State College, VT)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:09

PrEvents: Vermont colleges give tobacco the boot

the hope is that it will continue to help college age youth for years to come. According to the 2016 College Health Survey administered by the Vermont Department of Health, past 30-day use of cigarettes among Vermont college students decreased from 19 pe
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Aug 12, 2017 19:28

[Vermont] Plattsburgh City Council supports resolution to raise legal age to buy tobacco

passed a resolution that supports an effort to raise the legal age to buy tobacco in Clinton County from 18 to 21. Councilors voted unanimously in favor of the resolution. Earlier Thursday, Plattsburgh Xpress Mart owner Moeem Sheikh said nearly half of h
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 23, 2017 01:25

65 percent of Vermont adults believe flavored tobacco products should be illegal

High school youth activists joined community tobacco coalition volunteers and state health officials today in releasing the results of a public opinion survey that illustrates the role flavored tobacco products play in introducing youth to tobacco use. Am
Vermont Business Magazine
added Jun 11, 2017 13:29

[Vermont] Lebanon smoking ban to take effect in July

Lebanon, New Hampshire is following the lead of other communities by banning smoking in designated public spaces. Scattered throughout the City of Lebanon it's not uncommon to spot cigarette smokers and the butts they leave behind. "Both residents a
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added May 31, 2017 00:12

Vermont legislature approves marijuana legalization bill

Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday approved a measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana..."This is about opening the doors to a new addictive industry being funded by Big Tobacco that will install retail pot shops in Vermont neighborhoods," said Kevi
added May 11, 2017 02:21


A bill that would have raised Vermont’s smoking age from 18 to 21 failed on the Senate floor Tuesday, ending a political saga that has enveloped the legislation in recent weeks. Senators rejected S.88 on a 16-13 vote.
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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