Collateral Damage: COVID-19 Stalls Progress on Smoking Cessation

The Director of the UCSF Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC), discusses a hidden but potentially disastrous consequence of the COVID-19 epidemic is its effect on smoking. In light of stalled progress in smoking cessation gains, Dr. Schroeder urges us to fight a war against “not only the acute epidemic, but also on the chronic one.” Read his view on this topic in the newly released Director’s Corner which you can read HERE