The Vermont Cynic

Blowing smoke at freedom

April 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

When we all return to campus next semester, the air will most likely be a little cleaner. A tobacco ban, as you all read on the front page and from President Sullivan in your inbox last week, will most likely be in effect.Bans such as this are becoming more pervasive throughout the country, especially at institutions of higher learn...

Campus could soon become tobacco-free

Bryan O'Keefe

April 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Cigarette smokers may find themselves without a place to smoke on campus come next semester, according to the final report from the UVM Tobacco-Free Steering Committee. The committee has been analyzing tobacco use on UVM’s campus, as well as reviewing the pros and cons for implementing a tobacco-free policy. The steering committee...

No smoking on Church Street

December 9, 2014

Filed under Vermont

A smoking ban approved by the Burlington City Council on four blocks of Church Street.The Burlington City Council met Nov. 10 to vote on the ban, which was passed 11 to 3, according to City Council members. Bianka Legrand of Ward 7 was in favor of the ban.The smoking ban will help families with small children feel more welcom...

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