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PLATTSBURGH | Earlier in 2019, the city of Plattsburgh Common Council voted to update the tobacco ban law, created in 2001 to it illegal to smoke on public property, to include the use of any tobacco products, including e-cigs, vapes and hookahs. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | With the early 2019 legislative session wrapped up, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott spent the final days reading and signing several bills into law.  Included were new taxes on e-cigarettes and logging equipment. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For a few hours last week, a trail of small, bright orange flags stretched from City Hall Place to an outlook over the Saranac River. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | At least in Ticonderoga, the opioid epidemic that has hit rural America particularly hard might not be carrying over into the next generation, according to a biennial survey of student behavior. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Maria Lyons is tired of the smoke. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The use of e-cigarettes in schools continues to increase, even as traditional smoking declines among students in New York state. Read more

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Last week, Gov. Phil Scott presented his Fiscal Year 2020 budget priorities for Vermont which included an e-cigarette “vaping” tax, clean water funding and ideas for putting more electric vehicles on the roads. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Just one person who spoke at a recent public hearing to raise the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 supports the status quo. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Use of electronic cigarettes has been added to New York state’s ban on smoking in public indoor spaces and certain outdoor spaces where smoking is prohibited. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a budget he said is the most challenging since 2011. Read more

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Under the New York Clean Indoor Air Law, New Yorkers have been successfully protected from the risks of secondhand exposure to combustible cigarette smoke when we work, shop, and dine at a restaurant. The health of New Yorkers could again be at risk. Read more

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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. Read more

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