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Ambassadors advise smokers

Ambassadors advise smokers

Zoe Stern, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Smokers on campus can now expect to interact with the new cigarette ambassador program while taking a drag. The Center for Health and Wellbeing is attempting to limit student cigarette use by engaging with smokers on campus and posting informational signs, said Parker Holloway, program coordinator f...

No ifs, ands or butts for tobacco-free ambassador job

No ifs, ands or butts for tobacco-free ambassador job

Mills Sparkman

March 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In 2017, I wrote about UVM’s lack of cigarette receptacles and the litter it produced. According to their website, SGA just passed legislation to provide disposals for cigarettes and other tobacco products. But, a paid “Tobacco-Free Campus Ambassador” position as created by Center for Health and We...

Cigarette ambassador role created

Cigarette ambassador role created

Zoe Stern, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Center for Health and Wellbeing plans to hire student ambassadors to remind students of UVM’s tobacco-free campus policy. A grant, which was just approved, will help pay the students, said Dr. Harry Chen, executive director for the Center for Health and Wellbeing. “Two student ambassadors [will be] w...

Study analyzes link between nicotine and addiction

Study analyzes link between nicotine and addiction

Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under News

New research shows that lower levels of nicotine in cigarettes may lead to reduced addiction and dependency on the drug. Completed in April 2016,  the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health at UVM  studied the effects of lower nicotine levels in cigarettes and addiction in vulnerable populations....

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