Former Smokers 4X More Likely To Use E-Cigarettes

Posted by | Alcohol and Drug Use | November 18, 2015

New research coming out of Rutgers School of Public Health and the Steven A. Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative adds to the growing body of analysis surrounding e-cigarette use. Published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, researchers found that former smokers who have quit within the past twelve months are 4 times more likely to be daily users of e-cigarettes. They also found that while the age group using e-cigarettes most is the 18- to 24-year-old age bracket, daily e-cig use is most common in users over the age of 25.

The researchers also pointed to the assistance of e-cigarettes in many recent cigarette quitters. Ongoing research continues to shape the debate surrounding the safety of e-cigs as both a quitting aid and as a regular habit.

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