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New report says e-cigarettes not a remedy for smoking cessation

Physician Practice Perspective, February 6, 2017

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For years, physicians have had little clear guidance for patients with questions about e-cigarettes and whether they’re a safer alternative to traditional smoking. But that changed in December 2016 when the Surgeon General issued a report that said e-cigarettes represent a public health hazard to teens and young adults and should not be used by adults as part of smoking cessation programs.

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