Thursday, April 11, 2013

E-cigarettes primarily used to quit tobacco: study

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The findings just published show nearly 76 percent of respondents started using e-cigarettes as a complete alternative to smoking, while 22 per cent stated they had started using the devices for other reasons, such as stopping smoking (seven per cent), for health reasons (six per cent) and to avoid smoking restrictions (three per cent).
Eighty-six percent of those surveyed confirmed they had not smoked cigarettes for several weeks or months since using the e-cigarette, and that the amount they smoked had decreased dramatically.
FULL FEATURE ARTICLE: Chicago Tribute (Health section)


  1. Great features of the Electronic Cigarette include the fact that it never has to be lit because it operates automatically every time you puff.

  2. Unfortunately, the nicotine in electronic cigarettes is still derived from tobacco and their harmful effects on the body have been well documented. Additionally, the amount of nicotine within e-cigarettes is not regulated and may contain higher amounts than traditional cigarettes.

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