Cancer Action Network finds progress in Vermont

News Release — American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network August 3, 2017 Contact: Amber Herting Phone: 508-450-8690 Email: [email protected] Vermont Making Progress on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies Vermont Lawmakers Have Opportunities to Save Lives and Money Through Improving Access to Affordable Health Coverage, Tobacco Control and Quality of Life Measures MONTPELIER – AUGUST 3 – Vermont […]




Health Department Survey: 65% of Vermont Adults Believe Flavored Tobacco Products Should Be Illegal

News Release — Vermont Department of Health May 31, 2017 Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 Survey shows flavored tobacco, especially fruit and candy flavors, appeals to youth BURLINGTON – High school youth activists joined community tobacco coalition volunteers and state health officials today in releasing the results of a public opinion survey that […]




Cancer Survivors and Advocates Travel to Montpelier to Urge Legislators to Make Cancer a Priority

News Release — American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Contact: Amber Herting American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Phone: 508-450-8690 (mobile) Email: [email protected] Volunteers, Cancer Researchers, Head Coach of Vermont Bucks Come Together, Urge Lawmakers to Increase Tobacco Sales Age to 21 MONTPELIER – April 17, 2015 – Cancer advocates, survivors and caregivers from across the […]




Vermont Youth Take on Flavored Tobacco

News Release — Vermont Department of Health February 2, 2017 Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 Students to rally at the State House and meet with legislators about the dangers flavored tobacco products and advertising pose to young Vermonters MONTPELIER – Gummy bear, cotton candy, bubble gum and peanut butter cup are among the […]






E-cigarette tax passes House, but faces Senate hurdle

The Vermont House gave final approval Thursday to a bill that would impose a 92 percent excise tax on electronic cigarettes and associated paraphernalia, including vaporizers. The bill passed on a voice vote. On Wednesday, the measure got preliminary approval on an 83-56 roll call vote. Supporters said they hope the tax will reduce the […]