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Menthol Harms Vermont

  • Menthol makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit.
  • 54% of kids who smoke use menthol cigarettes.
  • While the adult smoking rate in Vermont is 15%, it’s 26% for people of color.
  • LGBTQ youth in Vermont are 2X more likely to smoke than non-LGBTQ youth.

Latest Updates

May 24, 2019
Vermont

ACS CAN praises Governor Scott for signing e-cigarette tax bill into law.

May 17, 2019
Vermont

ACS CAN applauds Governor Phil Scott and the State Legislature for passing and signing into law two bills that will help save lives.

April 24, 2019
Vermont

MONTPELIER - The Vermont House of Representatives today voted in support of S.86, commonly referred to as Tobacco 21, which would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. Jennifer Costa, Vermont director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

March 12, 2019
Vermont

MONTPELIER, VT – Mar. 12, 2019 – Tim Kavanagh of South Burlington is a colorectal cancer survivor. He is now committed to ensuring that others have the resources they need to prevent, diagnose, and cure a colorectal cancer diagnosis, advocating with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

State Contacts

Natalie Cullen Shurtleff
Grassroots Manager
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy

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