Reducing the toll of tobacco

Reducing the toll of tobacco

Smoke-Free Air: In 2016 we passed legislation to strengthen the state’s clean indoor air law by prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited.

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding:In 2016 we worked to protect funding of tobacco prevention and cessation programs at $3.9 million, saw a minor reduction in tobacco program evaluation funds, and established stakeholder group in state statute that is charged with the future sustainability of tobacco control program funding in Vermont.