Does Barack Obama Smoke?

President Barack Obama is no longer a cigarette smoker as of June 13, 2014. Although he formerly smoked cigarettes, a physician report released in 2014 indicates that he has remained tobacco-free for five years. The report also mentions that he occasionally chews nicotine gum.

Obama was an occasional to regular smoker until two years after his first term began in 2009. He decided to kick the habit to focus on a healthier lifestyle. The 2014 report on his physical mentions that he is eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly and consuming alcohol moderate. Obama has admitted in previous interviews that, as a teenager, he occasionally smoked marijuana.