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Study Found Vaping Beat Traditional Smoking-Cessation Options

People who use e-cigarettes to quit smoking have milder cravings. The act of vaping provides pleasure, which may contribute to its success as a tobacco-quitting aid, researchers say.
A British study found that people who used e-cigarettes to quit smoking were more successful than those who tried nicotine patches and gum. Source: Dan Kitwood

Smokers who switched to e-cigarettes were much more likely to quit than people who used nicotine patches, gum or similar products, according to a large study.

The bad news: People who successfully quit tobacco were often hooked on e-cigarettes.

E-cigarettes are considered far less hazardous than the ones you light up. Still, American health officials worry about their addictive nature

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