Surgeon General’s Advisory on e-cigarette Use Among Youth

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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: Office of the Surgeon General , 2018

Last Reviewed: 2018

Workgroups: Tobacco Use Workgroup

This report calls for immediately addressing the epidemic of youth electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use in the United States. It highlights aggressive steps to protect children and young people from a lifetime of nicotine addiction and offers information for:

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Health professionals
  • States, communities, tribes, and territories 

The report also discusses the changing landscape of tobacco products, including smoked products, smokeless products, and e-cigarettes.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Surgeon General. (2018). Surgeon General’s advisory on e-cigarette use among youth. Retrieved from