USU participates in Smoke-Out day

Thursday is the Great American Smoke-Out Day, the day designated to encourage people to stop smoking. The Utah State University Student Health and Wellness Center is taking part and booths will be available in the Merrill Cazier Library with advice, support and tips on ways to quit smoking.Prevention specialist Ryan Barfuss says if the effort helps even one person to get on with a smoke-free life it will be worth it. There are currently more than 230,000 smokers in the state of Utah, which is about 10.5 percent of the statewide population.

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