Cassia County School District is taking measures to prevent vaping in schools

BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —According to the Idaho Youth Risk Behavior Survey frequent vaping use amongst teens seems to be on the rise in the Gem State. It went from 14 percent in 2017, to about 21 percent in 2019. However, one school district in the Magic Valley is taking measures to mitigate the use of it in their schools.

 

Vaping is the number reason for student suspension in the Cassia County School District. Burley Junior High School principal Steven Copmann said his school has already had 10 incidences this year, compared to about 15 all of last year.

 

 

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