US Surgeon General Report 2020 focuses on Cessation

“E-cigarettes are often promoted as a tool to help smokers quit, but there’s still not enough scientific evidence to back up this claim. There is clear evidence, however, that using e-cigarettes leads people to start smoking. That’s according to Surgeon General Jerome Adams, who spoke… about the 2020 Surgeon General report on tobacco. This year’s report… was the first in three decades to address smoking cessation specifically… [and] comes in the midst of a heated debate about flavored e-cigarettes, which public health officials say hook kids….”

The full report available at:

Citation: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Smoking Cessation. A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2020.

by Dr.Stephen Hamann

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