Surgeon General’s Advisory on E-cigarette Use Among Youth
“I, Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, VADM Jerome Adams, am emphasizing the importance of protecting our children from a lifetime of nicotine addiction and associated health risks by immediately addressing the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use. The recent surge in e-cigarette use among youth, which has been fueled by new types of e-cigarettes that have recently entered the market, is a cause for great concern. We must take action now to protect the health of our nation’s young people.”
Whether you are a parent, teacher, health professional, state, community, tribe, or territory, there is action that can be taken on all our parts to help our youth with this epidemic. This is serious and it is time to take action.
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