A new report from U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams – the first official report on quitting smoking in 30 years – emphasizes the benefits of quitting tobacco on individuals and society as a whole.
The report reminds tobacco users that there are numerous immediate and long-term health benefits that come from quitting. It also reduces the financial burden on smokers and public health as a whole.
The surgeon general stated in the report that there is currently inadequate evidence to conclude that e-cigarettes help users quit smoking.
The good news is that it’s never been more accessible for Coloradans to quit smoking. The report says that more than two-thirds of U.S. adult cigarette smokers are interested in quitting, and most have tried to quit at least once in the past year. And for good reason: