Study Analysis Finds E-Cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit

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Electronic cigarettes are sometimes marketed as an effective way for smokers to quit regular cigarettes. But new UCSF analysis of previous research finds that adults who vape are actually 28 percent less likely to quit smoking. Forum talks with one of the authors of the report and with the president of the American Vaping Association who disputes the findings.


Stanton Glantz, professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

Gregory Conley, president, American Vaping Association, an advocacy group for e-cigarettes