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Surgeon General releases report on teens and E-Cigs

Posted at 6:26 PM, Dec 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-08 18:26:56-05

The Nation's leading spokesperson on public health is sounding the alarm on trends concerning teens and e-cigarettes. 

According to the new report, e-cigs are now the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth in the United States, surpassing conventional tobacco products, including chewing tobacco,cigarettes, cigars,  and hookahs.

Use of e-cigarettes among high school students increased by 900% from 2011 to 2015, according to the report.

The report explains since 2011, among middle and high school students, use of e-cigarettes has more than tripled.