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Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

WASHINGTON (AP) — One in 13 children could see their lives shortened by smoking unless the nation takes more aggressive action to end the tobacco epidemic, the U.S. Surgeon General said Friday — even as, astonishingly, scientists added still more diseases to the long list of cigarettes’ harms.
“Enough is enough,” acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak declared at a White House ceremony unveiling the 980-page report that urges new resolve to make the next generation a smoke-free generation.
“The clock is ticking,” Lushniak said. “We can’t wait another 50 years.”
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