The University of California has been one of the many contributors to a host of Anti-Vape Propaganda,so its hard to believe that they now, finally, are claiming that vaping works as a tool to be used to help quit tobacco.
Dr Shu-Hong Zhu, a recognised psychologist at the University of California San Diego’s school of medicine, and his colleagues have now reported that there work shows how smokers have achieved success by switching to vaping as an alternative.
The university and school have been connected strongly to a tedious recital of outrageous claims and attacks on vaping over the last few years. At last,
with this study, they are taking part in what has become accepted in many other parts of the world: Vaping works as a quitting method for many smokers.
The British Medical Journal published the Research Paper that covered the team looking at the data from a national survey and large population based study betweenn 2001 and 2015.
65% of smokers attempted to quid smoking using E-cigarettes
Nicotine, which is one of the most used and hugely addictive drugs in the world, makes heavy smokers feel as if its nearly impossible to give up smoking. Studies show that vapers have shown clear evidence to experiencing success through using vape-based products, but the likes of the University of California’s Stanton Glantz did not want to accept these findings as fact.
The American Association for Science and Health (ACSH) quoted: “When compared to earlier surveys , both the rates of quit attempts as well as the annual cessation rate was greater for people who used e-cigs than for those who didn’t.”
40% of traditional smokers tried to quit without the use of E-cigarettes
Dr Zhu had admitted that smokers making the transition to vaping were more likely to pursue there attempts and even to go on to successful attempts at quitting in total. However, this is not the “pro-vape” ACSH’s way of explaining the findings, but is the academic in charge of the study who resides out of the University of California.
8.2% seen success substituting smoking for vaping
One researcher said: ” Its crystal clear that Vape-based products helped smokers replace cigarettes. Using this method, smokers can get what they crave without slowly killing themselves.”
The published paper states: “Our study supports a report from England where e-cigarette use was found to be associated with a higher success rate of quit attempts. More importantly, we found that e-cigarette use was also associated with a higher quit attempt rate, which eventually translates into a higher overall population cessation rate.”
4.8% of smokers saw success without vaping
The team came to the conclusion: “Based on the biggest representative sample of e-cig users, this study shows a huge case that e-cigs use was linked with an increased success rate of quitting. These facts and findings need to be taken into consideration carefully in both the planning of tobacco control interventions and in the regulatory policy process.”