Surgeon General Report: E-Cigarettes

The Surgeon General┬áVivek H. Murthy’s 2-page report comprehensively reviews the public health issue of e-cigarettes and their impact on U.S. youth and young adults. Studies highlighted in the report cover young adolescents (11-14 years of age); adolescents (15-17 years of age); and/or young adults (18-25 years of age). Action can be taken at the national, state and local levels to …

Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Delivery Devices: E-Cigarettes

Even though the rates of oral cancer associated with tobacco are declining, it is still a major cause. Smoking replacement products like gums and patches have generally failed because they release nicotine too slowly or in amounts too low to satisfy smokers. For the same reason, only a small percentage of smokers have switched to e-cigarettes, devices that heat a …