“E-Cigarettes Help People Quit Smoking”

In the UK, thousands of individuals appear to have been helped to stop smoking by using e-cigarettes, according to a report by IOL. The findings are based on a new study spearheaded by campaigners as a sign that the controversial device is actually helping to improve health.

Researchers from Cancer Research UK and the University College London (UCL) have found that an around 18,000 people in England have become “long-term ex-smokers” in 2015 after taking up vaping. The researchers found that attempts to stop smoking had stayed roughly the same, but the use of the e-cigarette was associated with a greater chance of success.

In the UK, more than 100,000 deaths every year are associated with tobacco use.

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