- Associated Press - Monday, February 2, 2015

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - From health care to environmental causes to the passions that rise around access to firearms, rallies at Vermont’s Statehouse often take on an anti-establishment flavor.

But when more than 75 teenagers from 12 Vermont communities march on the Statehouse this week, they’ll have the backing of the state Department of Health.

The Health Department issued a media advisory about Tuesday’s event. It says the young people will march on the Statehouse starting at 10 a.m. and will meet with lawmakers in Statehouse Room 11 to educate them and others about tobacco’s toll on Vermont’s youth.

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