Proven Correct | Largest U.S. Study Shows E-Cigs Help Smokers Quit | RegWatch

October 09, 2023 by regulatorwatch.com

Proven Correct | Largest U.S. Study Shows E-Cigs Help Smokers Quit | RegWatch

In many countries, making smoking cessation claims in advertising and marketing is illegal. And, for tobacco control researchers writing funding applications, investigating cessation is a non-starter. [...] Joining us today is the lead author of this ground-breaking study, tobacco control researcher Dr. Matthew Carpenter, professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina and co-leader of the cancer control program at Hollings Cancer Center. Carpenter says, “No matter how we looked at it, those who got the e-cigarette product demonstrated greater abstinence and reduced harm compared to those who didn’t.”


18.30% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 48.7 million current smokers in United States 21.60% of men are current smokers but only 15.20% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR


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