The Vermont Cynic

VT considers new tobacco restrictions

The ban on flavored tobacco products will go to vote in either late April or mid-May. UVM offers resources to students trying to quit nicotine products, with information available at Living Well.

Maryann Makosiej, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2020

A controversial push to ban all flavored tobacco products in Vermont has been met with mixed reactions from students, health professionals and tobacco shops alike. The bill, introduced Jan. 14, proposes to ban the sale or possession of flavored cigarettes, flavored electronic cigarettes and flavored substan...

A look at UVM’s drug use

A look at UVM's drug use

Staff Report

April 23, 2019

Nearly 95% of UVM students who responded to a Cynic survey reported they use or have used recreational drugs. Over 200 undergraduate students were surveyed to gauge the drug culture at UVM. Of the responses, 99% reported knowing someone who uses recreational substances including alcohol and tobacco. Th...

UVM fights tobacco

UVM fights tobacco

February 10, 2015

Hurt by low student turnout and engagement, the smoking ban movement is finally picking up steam.A summit held recently featured speakers from the University of Michigan, the University of Massachusetts, Northeastern University and UVM students, senior Allison Giroux said.Giroux is neuroscience major, co-chair...

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