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Cigarette ambassador role created

A sign indicating UVM's tobacco-free policy on campus in front of University Heights Feb. 24. The Center for Health and Wellbeing is hiring two students for paid ambassador positions to enforce the tobacco-free policy.

Zoe Stern, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

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...

Campus policy bans use of tobacco

Campus policy bans use of tobacco

September 2, 2015

After four years of asking for student input and discussions, UVM officially became tobacco-free Aug. 1.UVM President Tom Sullivan announced the new policy in a June 30 memo to the UVM community, citing the known health risks associated with chewing and smoking tobacco.The policy is overarching, it bans a...

Campus could soon become tobacco-free

Bryan O'Keefe

April 22, 2015

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...

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