Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – December 16, 2016 8:23 AM
By Drs. Karen Hacker and Lawrence R. John
Last week, the surgeon general issued a report on the hazards of electronic cigarettes, the first of its kind. Of particular note is that e-cigarette use has increased 900 percent among youths nationwide over the past five years.
In Allegheny County, according to a Pennsylvania survey, 25 percent of 10th-graders and 28 percent of 12th-graders smoke e-cigarettes compared to a range statewide of 20 percent to 27 percent.
ACHD.net – View/download Public comments and health department responses to regulations pertaining to the use of e-cigarettes.