2 Nov 2015

For the first time, the Academy has released three linked, evidence-based statements to help protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure. The policies call for raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21 years; urge pediatricians to screen patients for use of tobacco and nicotine delivery devices; and address tobacco dependence in parents as part of pediatric health care.
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