The Vermont Cynic

Cynic Reports – Chief health officer resigns and 80 days without “nic”

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor January 28, 2020

Managing Editor Alek Fleury recaps two of this week's top Vermont Cynic stories. "UVM chief public health officer quietly leaves after one year on the job" and "With the help of sticky notes, student...

Dude, where’s my Juul?

Dude, where's my Juul?
Olivia Stafford December 10, 2018

The company Juul was created to help people quit smoking cigarettes, but the product has become a dangerous trend. While the Food and Drug Administration has begun cracking down on this issue by banning...

Juul, but use common sense

Juul, but use common sense
Staff Editorial December 5, 2018

Growing up, we were all told not to smoke. It would make us wheeze, turn our lungs black, give us cancer. Cigarettes were a relic of the past. Now, few of us can be caught flicking a lighter during a...

Head in the clouds: an inside look at Juul use on campus

Head in the clouds: an inside look at Juul use on campus
Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor December 5, 2018

The first time Zoe Silverman, a first-year, hit a Juul, she was 16. When it was offered to her, she didn’t think twice. Two years later, Silverman abandoned her  own Juul before coming to UVM because...

Study analyzes link between nicotine and addiction

Study analyzes link between nicotine and addiction
Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor September 11, 2017

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...

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