E-Cigarettes Tied to Reduced Odds of Quitting Smoking

People who use electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are less likely to quit traditional cigarettes than people who don’t use the devices, suggests a fresh look at some past research.

“The odds of quitting were 28 percent lower for smokers using e-cigarettes than people not using e-cigarettes,” said senior author Stanton Glantz, of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California, San Francisco.

E-cigarettes often look like traditional cigarettes, but they use a battery and heating device to deliver nicotine and possibly other flavorings through vapors instead of smoke… Read More>>

Source: Reuters


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