Public health advocate Trish La Chica talks about legislative efforts to keep young people healthier.
Senate Bill 1009 seeks to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products due to what public health advocate Trish La Chica calls a “vaping epidemic” in Hawaii.
She is policy and advocacy director for the nonprofit Hawaii Public Health Institute, which also wants to ensure healthy beverages for kids are offered at Hawai residents, including fast food outlets that serve children’s meals.
She joins Pod Squad host Chad Blair this week to talk about both issues.
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