E-cigarettes ‘gateway’ to smoking for non-smokers

Banks E, Katie Beckwith K, Joshy G. Summary report on use of e-cigarettes and relation to tobacco smoking uptake and cessation, relevant to the Australian context. Preprint of Australian National University Report, September 24, 2020The research found using e-cigarettes – or vaping – increases the chance of non-smokers switching to cigarettes, while evidence e-cigarettes could help people quit smoking remains unclear. Non-smokers who used e-cigarettes were three times as likely to take up regular smoking.

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