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IN THE NEWS: Anti-vaping groups can no longer claim that "there is no scientific evidence that #vaping helps #smokers quit." Year-long peer-reviewed study of 886 smokers published in New England Journal of Medicine finds vaping 2X more effective than NRT.
By Jan Hoffman
Jan. 30, 2019
It has been one of the most pressing unanswered questions in public health: Do e-cigarettes actually help smokers quit? Now, the first, large rigorous assessment offers an unequivocal answer: yes.
The study, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that e-cigarettes were nearly twice as effective as conventional nicotine replacement products, like patches and gum, for quitting smoking.