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British Study Offers New Evidence That Some E-Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit, But Limitations Underscore Need for More Research, Effective Regulation

Feb 04, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids issued the following statement by President Matthew L. Myers:

"A new United Kingdom study published last week in The New England Journal of Medicine found that certain electronic cigarettes were more effective at helping smokers quit traditional cigarettes when provided by a health care provider as part of a clinical stop smoking program. This study provides important new information, but it is equally important to understand its limitations.

"The s...