HHS Releases Report on Efforts to End the Tobacco Epidemic
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a progress report on the tobacco strategic action plan that highlights the accomplishments and strategies of the Obama administration to help tobacco users quit and prevent children from starting to use tobacco products.
According to HHS, tobacco use is the leading cause of premature and preventable death in the United States. Every day in the U.S., more than 1,200 people die due to smoking and, for each of those deaths, at least two adolescents or young adults become regular smokers.
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