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[Vermont] Castleton to become tobacco free this summer

Castleton University will be a tobacco-free campus as of this summer. On Thursday, the University held a forum to discuss how the new policy will affect students and the community.
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Mar 31, 2017 17:58

Vermont bill to raise smoking age dealt major blow

The Senate voted 15 to 14 to table the bill last Friday. Lead sponsor of the bill Democratic Sen. Alison Clarkson said the Senate may decide to reintroduce the bill, but they will have to find more votes. The measure would have made Vermont the third U.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41

[Vermont] Pay people to stop smoking? It works, especially in vulnerable groups

At the University of Vermont’s Center on Behavior and Health , we have conducted a series of clinical trials examining the effectiveness of financial incentives (e.g., vouchers in the form of gift cards to restaurants, movies, baby stores) for quitting s
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22

[Vermont] WILLIAMS: Teen access to tobacco

Raising the tobacco sale age to 21 won’t eliminate teen smoking, but it will greatly reduce the availability of tobacco to teens. Keeping tobacco out of the hands of youth just makes sense. Our local leaders know this, just as the leaders of Castleton Un
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Mar 23, 2017 14:25

[Vermont] Revenue loss threatens bill that raises legal tobacco age

The future of a Vermont measure that would raise the legal age for selling and using tobacco to 21 could be hampered by potential loss of tax revenue. A legislative analysis released Tuesday showed that Vermont could lose more than $2 million over the n
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2017 02:31

[Vermont] CU goes tobacco-free

Castleton University announced Thursday that it will be joining nearly 2,000 colleges and universities across the country in becoming a tobacco free campus beginning Aug. 1. In November the Vermont State Colleges board of trustees unanimously approved a m
Killington (VT) Mountain Times
added Mar 8, 2017 23:46

[Vermont] No butts about it: Smoking ban coming

There will be established smoking zones away from the quad, either near or on the other side of the road that encircles the main area of campus, but these designated smoking areas will only last until July of 2019, when a total ban will take effect. Afte
Basement Medicine (Johnson State College, VT)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:44

[Vermont] Outgoing AG Sorrell leaves unfinished work

Sorrell has served as attorney general since his appointment by Gov. Howard Dean in 1997, and his tenure has been marked by national lawsuits... a fight against the tobacco industry and an investigation into his relationships with campaign donors.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 21, 2016 19:12


“This is a tremendous step forward in protecting children and people with chronic illnesses like asthma from the harm caused by second-hand smoke,” Dr. Chen said. According to the announcement made by HUD Secretary Julián Castro, the rule will prohibit
added Dec 5, 2016 22:22
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[Vermont] George Till: The case for tobacco 21

Raising the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 would save lives by preventing adolescents from ever taking up smoking. It is the best way to prevent lifelong addiction, associated chronic disease and suffering.
added Oct 17, 2016 18:18
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