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Raise the sale age of tobacco to 21!

Ninety-five percent of adults who smoke started this deadly addiction before the age of 21.

Latest Updates

May 23, 2018
Vermont

MONTPELIER – May 23, 2018 – Vermont has made great headway in tackling the problem of tobacco, but it is far from solved. Tobacco is still the number one cause of preventable death nationwide. As the budget debate simmers in Montpelier this week, the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Vermont

March 19, 2018
Vermont

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has named award winning broadcast journalist Jennifer Costa, of Burlington, as Vermont government relations director. In this post, Costa will oversee advocacy efforts promoting evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem.

January 4, 2018
Vermont

Governor Phil Scott is preparing to deliver his State of the State Message today. Bill Sherman, managing director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network ACS CAN) released the following statement in advance of the governor’s message: “Vermont has a history as a leader in public health, but there

November 3, 2017
Vermont

Our voices have been heard! Today, Vermont insurance carriers and providers issued a protocol to standardize coding for screening mammograms. This determination will help ensure that Vermonters receive mammograms at no cost, as the law intends. This is a significant win in our campaign to improve access to lifesaving mammograms!

State Contacts

Jennifer Costa
Vermont Government Relations Director
Natalie Cullen Shurtleff
Grassroots Manager
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy

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