2016 Surgeon General's Report: E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults
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- Complete Report (by section)
- Cover [PDF–259 KB]
- Front Matter [PDF–150 KB]
- Chapter 1 [PDF–1.26 MB]
- Chapter 2 [PDF–1.5 MB]
- Chapter 3 [PDF–562 KB]
- Chapter 4 [PDF–4.17 MB]
- Chapter 5 [PDF–300 KB]
- Call to Action [PDF–653 KB]
- Back Matter [PDF–337 KB]
- Download the Complete Report [PDF–5.0 MB]
This summarizes the major content of the report, including overall and chapter specific conclusions, as well as a call to action.
A website has been developed to provide information about the SG Report, along with resources that make it easy to share key findings.
PSA [YouTube video]: Any Volunteers? The Risk of E-cigarettes for Youth and Young Adults Science shows that nicotine can harm teens’ developing brains. Nicotine is a highly addictive drug, a common ingredient in most electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). This video from the U.S. Surgeon General advises parents to "Know the Risks," and highlights how e-cigarettes have the potential to cause lasting harm to the health of young users, especially their brain development, which continues until age 25.
Fact Sheet: This fact sheet [PDF–114 KB] has been created for public health practitioners and others. It provides an overview of the key findings and messages from the report in an at-a-glance format.
Parent Tip Sheet: A tip sheet [PDF–5.20 MB] for parents to help them talk to their teens about the potential health risks of e-cigarettes.
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- Page last reviewed: January 9, 2017
- Page last updated: January 9, 2017
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