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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors moved forward Monday on a local law that would raise the purchase age in the county for tobacco from 18 to 21. more

Mar 13, 2018 1:00 PM The Sun


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Task forces across the state have been mobilizing for the past year to garner support to ban the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21. more

Nov 29, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

TICONDEROGA — The Montcalm Manor Adult Home was evacuated after a dropped cigarette set fire to insulation. more

Feb 8, 2017 12:35 PM The Sun

That old familiar American slang, “Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em,” began during the 1940s when soldiers fighting in World War 2 needed an excuse to take a break. more

May 9, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments


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MONTPELIER — “E-cigarettes are not harmless.” That is the message youth advocates from Our Voices Xposed (OVX) hope state lawmakers hear loud and clear on Feb 9 as part of a youth rally and march on the Vermont State Capitol. more

Feb 9, 2016 9:30 AM The Vermont Eagle

If you are a smoker thinking about quitting for the New Year, here are a few things you can do to before New Year’s Day to increase your chances of quitting for good. more

Dec 24, 2015 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a press release in July announcing a recently published study that found 3 out of 4 adults support the concept of raising the minimum legal age for purchase of tobacco products to 21. more

Aug 19, 2015 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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