This month, our island youth raised funds in December in honor of a child in their community with significant health issues. They sold spam musubi to their classmates and raised money for the cause. They are also planning a Lu'au for the child they are fundraising for, scheduled for mid-January.
-73,000 teens in Utah smoke
-16.6% of cancer deaths in Utah are because of smoking
-Over 25% of Utah high school students have tried vaping
-Vape products are the most common nicotine product used by high school students
-Nicotine (used in juuls) impairs brain and lung function if used during adolescence
(Utah DOH, center4research.com)
Let 2019 be the year of cessation! Happy New Year!