Senate gives preliminary approval to flavored tobacco ban in Vt.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont lawmakers have taken a big first step toward banning flavored tobacco products and e-liquids.
The Senate gave preliminary approval to S.18.
The bill would ban the retail sale of flavored cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and e-liquids.
It would also get the Attorney General’s Office to report on the extent to which Vermont may legally restrict advertising and regulate labels for the products.
Sen. Ginny Lyons, D-Chittenden County, said the goal is to protect the health of Vermont’s kids, who find the products appealing.
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