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Chico City Council votes to ban flavored tobacco sales

Meghan Kavenaugh is speaking to the city council and sharing her concerns about the ban. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Julian Mendoza

December 5, 2019

At Tuesday's Chico City Council meeting, councilmembers voted 5-2 to stop the sale of flavored tobacco sales within city limits and received information of other sample ordinances passed in other cities. Councilmembers Scott Huber, Karl Ory, Ann Schwab, Vice Mayor Alex Brown and Mayor Randall stone...

Community responds to incoming Oroville vape bans

The smoke shop Darkside sells multiple different vaping products. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Jessie Imhoff

October 7, 2019

Chico State's campus is usually lined with students tabling for different reasons, such as recruitment for clubs or Greek life. Others go to campus and table to share their ideas about the world with students.That's what Nick Bowman and Gabe Trujillo set out to do by setting up a table in front of the St...

Associated Students votes on the sale of water bottles on campus

AS Board of Directors votes against water bottle ban. Photo credit: Helen Suh

Christian Solis

November 16, 2017

Associated Students Board of Directors voted against a student advisory measure to ban the sale of single-use water bottles on campus Thursday Nov.15. A motion to approve discontinuing the sale of plastic water bottles on campus was introduced by AS President Dylan Gray, during a meeting. The motio...

Bottle ban should follow bag ban

Kevin Crittenden

April 28, 2014

A city-wide plastic bag ban will soon be put into effect. Local shoppers will have to alter their habits slightly, or pay a small fee per bag.If this town is serious about being sustainable, such a miniscule shift in consumer habits shouldn’t be too difficult to manage.The next step in disrupting the cyc...

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