What is smoking/tobacco cessation?

Also known as: smoking, electronic smoking, nicotine cessation, quitting smoking, quitting tobacco.

90% of adults smokers begin cigarette smoking in their teens; some starting even earlier, with children being particularly susceptible to cigarette advertising. As cigarettes contain nicotine, a highly addictive substance, your Pediatrician can advise you and be a resource for and help you/your child stop smoking.


Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP

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