Hey vapers! We have another study revealing the importance of e-cigarette use in helping smokers quit. Read on for details.
Rutgers Study: E-Cigarette Use Is Soaring And Helping Smokers Quit
A new paper by Rutgers School of Public Health and the Schroeder Institute suggests that e-cigarette use has increased among ex-smokers. The paper that used some of the latest government data, suggests that e-cigarettes could be a critical ingredient in getting people to give up smoking. The study found that ex-smokers are four times more likely to use e-cigarettes than current smokers, while non-smokers are unlikely to ever try vaping. The study’s authors found that 13 percent of those who recently quit smoking were likely to use e-cigarettes daily while only 3.5 percent of current smokers are likely to vape.
This is in line with other recent evidence that regular, daily e-cigarette use may help some smokers quit cigarettes.
Said Cristine Delnevo, researcher at the School of Public Health and lead author of the study.
Read more on The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Smoking among U.S. adults reaches another historic low
Cigarette smoking among U.S. adults dropped to another historic low in 2015 according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking rates dropped from 17.8 percent in 2013 t0 16.8 percent 2014 and another record low of 15.2 percent in Sept. 1 2015.
It is undeniable that vaping has played a significant role in promoting cessation among adult smokers. It is time for activists to stop making nonsense claims that vaping is somehow leading to more smoking by adults or teens.
Said Gregory Conley, the president of the American Vaping Association, an industry advocacy group based in Hoboken, N.J.
See more details on Winston-Salem Journal.