New research says e-cigarettes might not be so bad - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

New research says e-cigarettes might not be so bad

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We've heard a lot of negatives about e-cigarettes, mainly concern that they could become a gateway for kids to start smoking.      

But, a new study, and it's a big one, finds a big positive for smokers trying to kick the habit.      

British researchers interviewed nearly 6,000 smokers trying to quit without help from a doctor.       They found 1/5 of those using e-cigarettes were able to quit, compared to only one-tenth of those who used nicotine patches or gum.        

This study was published in the journal called ‘Addiction', and it was not funded by any e-cigarette companies.

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