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Today, ban on bottled water; tomorrow, ice cream?

BRIAN MACQUARRIE presented a remarkably balanced article on the new bottled water ban at the University of Vermont (“At Vt. school, no admission for bottled water,” Page A1, Feb. 15). The article also discussed the larger underlying issue — selling water in plastic bottles.

As a 7-Eleven owner, I sell bottled water, a lot of it, to people heading to the gym or to work, or to folks who simply prefer to buy and drink their water bottled. It is convenient and safe, but most important, it is their choice.

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