Primary Care Interventions for Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

A grade B recommendation advises clinicians to provide education or brief counselling to prevent initiation of tobacco use among school-aged children and adolescents. There is insufficient evidence supporting interventions for cessation of tobacco use in this population.

SPS commentary:

The guidance is accompanied by an editorial and the supporting evidence report.


Journal of the American Medical Association

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Evidence report