• By Dana Sparks

U.S. Surgeon General Says Teen Smoking Is A "Pediatric Epidemic"

March 8, 2012

Progress in reducing youth smoking is slowing down and more teens are using smokeless tobacco.  The U.S. Surgeon General Report  released today, says the tobacco industry must be held accountable.  Dr. Richard Hurt, director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center agrees.

[Two soundbites from Dr. Hurt are available from the downloads above.]

Expert Title: Dr. Richard Hurt - Director, Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center 

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