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Thread: E-cigarettes significantly reduce tobacco cravings

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    E-cigarettes significantly reduce tobacco cravings

    Good morning, I hope no one else has posted this but I came across it in my travels this morning:

    E-cigarettes significantly reduce tobacco cravings

    Some relevant quoting:

    The participants were divided into three groups: two e-cig groups, which were allowed to vape and smoke tobacco cigarettes for the first two months of the study, and a control group that only had access to tobacco. In a second phase of the study, the control group was given e-cigs and all participants were monitored for a period of six months via a web tool, where they regularly logged their vaping and smoking habits.

    In the lab, the e-cigs proved to be just as effective in suppressing the craving for a smoke as tobacco cigarettes were, while the amount of exhaled carbon monoxide remained at baseline levels. In the long-term analysis, results showed that the smokers were more likely to trade in their tobacco cigarettes for e-cigs and taper off their tobacco use.

    At the end of the 8-month study, 21% of all participants had stopped smoking tobacco entirely (verified via a CO test), whereas an additional 23% reported cutting the number of tobacco cigarettes they smoked per day by half.

    Across all three groups, the number of tobacco cigarettes smoked per day decreased by 60%.
    All I have time to post this morning! Hope its decent.
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    That's some good numbers there Jato.
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    What the devil?? This is inconceivable!

    The public health bureaucrats tell us isn't so and they must know what their talking about. They wouldn't just go spouting complete rubbish!

    Clearly I have simply forgotten to smoke any cigarettes for the last 200 something days, and also forgotten to miss them. Probably vaping just gives you a bad memory. That's it.
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