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Daily e-cigarette use may help smokers quit regular cigarettes

Preaching to the already converted but this is a useful link - this is a new U.S based study from Harvard. Please share it around when you hear the old “vaping doesn’t help people quit” line rolled out as it is so often.

https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-07/mgh-deu072319.php

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Step in right direction tho they had to get the drug push in there
“Smokers who plan to stop smoking should still be encouraged to first use FDA-approved therapies rather than e-cigarettes,” says Nancy Rigotti, MD, senior author of the paper and director of the MGH Tobacco Research and Treatment Center. FDA-approved therapies for smoking cessation include varenicline, bupropion, or nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges. “But, this study suggests e-cigarettes may be helpful for some smokers who are not able to quit with these existing treatments,” she added.

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Was just thinking the same thing. These hugely profitable industries are just begging for our pocket change. However, it’s surprising that any such researchers have not had their funding yanked - so I would bet that they feel somewhat compelled to semi-reverently “praise the existing system” (medical-industrial complex).

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That’s a good one, as you said if we start spreading it, at least the already converted can reply with facts! I’ll do it on our forums over here. Cheers bud.

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Well they advertised vareniclin and things we never heard of… so the funding is safe… And what about the “e-cigarettes contain nicotine” … who said that??? “May contain nicotine…” they forgot about that… but it’s a step forward and they had to admit it, one way or another!

For our Italian readers here’s the link to the post : https://www.sigarettaelettronicaforum.com/voglio-smettere-di-fumare/31644-luso-regolare-della-e-cig-nuovo-studio.html#post375086

Start spreading!!

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