E-cigarette makers tout vaping as a way to quit regular cigarettes. And they can accomplish that, according to a recent New England Journal of Medicine paper. Trouble is, the vast majority of study participants were still getting nicotine a year later — via e-cigs.
With their fine-tuned nicotine levels, it may even turn out that vaping is harder to quit that smoking, the article warned. Even if it turns out to be true that vaping helps people quit smoking, they may just be swapping one dangerous addiction for another.