Surgeon General Calls Youth e-Cigarette Smoking ‘A Major Public Health Concern’

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Surgeon General Calls Youth e-Cigarette Smoking ‘A Major Public Health Concern’

December 8.   The surgeon general on Thursday called the skyrocketing use of e-cigarettes among youth “a major public health concern,” saying that while more research needs to be done on its potential harms, policymakers should take strong action to keep the products out of the hands of the nation’s young people.

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  • Fr. Jack Kearney, M.Div., CATC IV, CATE
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    If you actually read what he says, the Surgeon General is supportive of harm reduction for heroin addicts but not for smokers. I guess some addicts are more important than others. and calling ecigs a “tobacco product” is scientific nonsense and ethically reprehensible.

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