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Vermont Colleges are Giving Tobacco the Boot

Current prEvents   August 12, 2017   Times Argus By Mariah Sanderson Tobacco use is still the leading cause of premature and preventable death, and is responsible for 480,000 deaths a year in the United States. Here in Vermont, the costs of ...

tobaccoMake Every Day World No Tobacco Day

Riley Cook and Rachel Sucher, members of Montpelier High School’s Substance Abuse Prevention group, pictured here promoting awareness on World No Tobacco Day.  At the May 31st event, students learned about the harmful impacts of tobacco products on the body and the consequences of nicotine use ...

May 31st | by Deb Wolf

tobaccoFlavored Tobacco Products are Being Targeted to Youth

Current prEvents     June 16, 2017     Times Argus By Ginny Burley, Prevention Specialist, Central Vermont New Directions Coalition One thing that tobacco companies do really well: they find ways to create new customers. As older smokers quit or die, Big Tobacco needs to ...

May 30th | by Deb Wolf

tobaccoSurgeon General’s Report on E-cigs and Youth

On December 8th, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy published a report on an emerging public health threat affecting our country. E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General is the 33rd Surgeon General’s report in 53 years to address ...

December 9th | by Deb Wolf

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