Building strong families and communities is the key to unlocking the potential of our next generation. Unfortunately, Kentucky leads the nation in too many cancer statistics – including the rate of new lung cancer diagnoses. These chronic health issues prevent our youth from getting the right start.
Everyone, from policymakers to advocates to educators to parents, needs to be involved in the effort to keep vaping products like Juul away from our children. That’s why I’m so alarmed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to drag its feet in regulating or outright banning flavored e-cigarette and vaping devices.