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Youth Concerned About Dangers of Flavored Tobacco

On February 12th youth from all over the state marched from Montpelier High School to the Vermont Statehouse to share their concerns about the dangers of vaping and flavored tobacco. Inside they spoke with their legislators about the need to ...

tobaccoKeep Kids E-cigarette-free

Know the risks of e-cigarettes for kids. E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students, and USB-shaped e-cigarettes are increasing in popularity. As kids prepare to return to school this year, parents and other youth influencers (e.g. teachers, ...

January 28th | by Deb Wolf

tobaccoTobacco 21

Raising the Minimum Sales Age for Tobacco to 21 Will Reduce Youth Tobacco Use and Save Lives The research is clear — raising the age of purchase raises the age that people start using and reduces prevalence of use. Why is this so important? Despite ...

January 28th | by Deb Wolf

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