Utah not doing well in terms of tobacco use
Utah is not making the grade when it comes to reducing tobacco use in the state.
The American Lung Association is giving Utah and overall F in its annual "State of Tobacco Control" report card.
According to the ALA, Utah failed in providing adequate funding for state tobacco prevention programs, implementing higher state taxes for tobacco products and requiring the minimum age of tobacco to be 21.
Utah did receive passing grades for have strong smoke-free workplace laws, and having good access to tobacco addiction recovery services.