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Opinion: Keep funding tobacco programs

Wed Jan 11 04:00:05 EST 2017 | Burlington Free Press
Keep funding tobacco programs In a recent interview, Gov. Scott acknowledged that Vermont’s budget discussions will need to address the impact of dwindling tobacco settlement money. Any conversation about tobacco revenue and tobacco control funding in the budget must also acknowledge the fact that tobacco use costs Vermont $348 million in annual health care costs. Any progress we can make in helping people quit using tobacco – and preventing youth from ever starting – will both save Vermonters l..

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