UPHA advocates for public health policies that promote healthy lifestyles and a healthy environment for Utahns. UPHA supported the following legislation in the 2011 legislative session:
Bans the sale of flavored tobacco products in Utah.
Status: this bill was substituted to HB 170 Substitute, which failed in the House Business and Labor Committee.
Makes manufacturers responsible for properly recycling their electronic products, taking the financial burden off local governments and citizens to properly dispose and recycle these materials.
Status: failed in the House Public Utilities and Technology Committee.
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