WASHINGTON The U.S. surgeon general in a report released on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group.
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(Refiles this December 7 story to correct name of Albert Einstein College of Medicine in paragraph 2.)