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Cigarette ambassador role created

Cigarette ambassador role created

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 1, 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 21, 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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