Q&A With Daniel Ouellette From Henry Ford Hospital: Benefits Seen In Raising Smoking Age To 21

With the federal government leaving it to state and local entities to determine the age at which tobacco products can be purchased, an effort is underway to advance the age limit three years to 21.

With the federal government leaving it to state and local entities to determine the age at which tobacco products can be purchased, an effort is underway to advance the age limit three years to 21.

Daniel Ouellette, MD, from Henry Ford Hospital, discussed what making such a move could mean to public health and what needs to be done for the effort to become a reality during the recent CHEST conference in Montreal.